The summer is almost here, and you want to redecorate your home to make it look different and ready for another season. So your first thoughts are to start fresh, change the color of your walls. This may be a good way to refresh your home and change the interior, but there are some things to have in mind before you start. So we made a list of tips make it easy for you to decide what color you want to use and how to do it without making a mess.
First thing’s first.
There are some important matters to tend to before even starting with redecorating your home. To choose the right color for your room, you should consider the position of your living quarters. If your living room, for example, has more than three windows covering two walls you should consider using some lighter colors. Cyan, light green or yellow are the best ones for such well-lighted rooms. This way the room will look natural and the light coming from the outside will not reflect.
After you’ve chosen the color and purchased the equipment you are ready to start. To avoid making a mess, cover the floor with old newspapers and connect them with duct tape. You can also use any synthetic fiber like nylon to cover the floor. This way you can paint freely without worrying about the splashes ruining your furniture and rug. Also, before applying the paint, cover the corners with duct tape, and start painting around them. You will get precision this way, and it will be easier to finish the job. Once you’ve covered the corners, you may continue toward the middle of the ceiling and walls. Once the paint is dry, and only then should you remove the duct tape to keep the edges sharp.
Go all the way.
To make it look professional when applying paint, go all the way from one side of the wall to another. This way every stroke will look even, and there will be no overlapping of layers. When the paint dries off, your room should look as if the paint was applied in one stroke. Also, you think that one layer of paint won’t be enough, wait for the paint to dry to apply the second coat. The color won’t look the same while it’s wet, so the best way to see the true color is to wait a bit until it’s dry. Only then should you choose whether to give it another go and add more color to it.
Now that you learned the basics of home painting you can continue with acquiring the paint and necessary equipment. In most cases, you will be able to do it yourself. However if your house is more than 100 square meters, you should definitely call some friends, relatives or hire workers to help you with redecorating your home to make the process easier.
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