17 Painting Tricks To Make Painting Easier

17 Painting Tricks To Make Painting Easier

Do you have an idea of renovating your old home or buildings? If your answer is yes, then you will need to purchase paints to make your house appealing. Painting may seem challenging when you decide to do it by yourself, but with the right information on how it's done, you can enjoy the experience of decorating your home, says Newline Painting Melbourne. This guide provides some guidelines on the tricks, you can employ to make the painting an easy task. Here are painting tricks to use to make painting an enjoyable experience.

  • 1

    Paint tray - Covering of the paint tray with some substances such as aluminum foil or plastic will keep it clean and enable you to use it again without any problem. The plastic covering will also save you some cost as you could have incurred to buy of a new paint tray.

  • 2

    Preserve the brush and rollers - Everyone hates the idea of cleaning the brush or rollers after the end of a painting task. The alternative of cleaning is wrapping the brush and rollers in a plastic wrapper and placing them in a cooler. Preserving them will save you the cost of purchasing new items when you need to do some painting.

  • 3

    Take out fuzz from the brush and rollers  - Ensure you remove fuzz from the painting brushes and rollers using a lint brush before the start of the painting exercise. Taking out of the fuzz helps to prevent it from accumulating on the walls.

  • 4

    Use a dry cloth to clean the wall - Move the dry material up and down and sideways to remove dirt and other substances such as cobwebs.

  • 5

    Use vinegar to clean a dry paint - Vinegar should be boiled in a container and then, the paint brush is inserted and left to simmer for a short time.

  • 6

    Use yarn to create beautiful patterns - Yarn will help you to create amazing designs on the wall.

  • 7

    Pieces of wet newspaper - A paper is a good alternative when you have run out of the tape.

  • 8

    Purchase a sample of the paint and test it - Take a sample of the paint and make some painting on a small area of your walls and observe whether it's the color you admire to have in your home.

  • 9

    Petroleum jelly - Use petroleum jelly to apply to the areas you do not want the paint to fall. These areas may include door hinges, screws, and knobs.

  • 1

    Paint tray - Covering of the paint tray with some substances such as aluminum foil or plastic will keep it clean and enable you to use it again without any problem. The plastic covering will also save you some cost as you could have incurred to buy of a new paint tray.

  • 2

    Preserve the brush and rollers - Everyone hates the idea of cleaning the brush or rollers after the end of a painting task. The alternative of cleaning is wrapping the brush and rollers in a plastic wrapper and placing them in a cooler. Preserving them will save you the cost of purchasing new items when you need to do some painting.

  • 3

    Take out fuzz from the brush and rollers  - Ensure you remove fuzz from the painting brushes and rollers using a lint brush before the start of the painting exercise. Taking out of the fuzz helps to prevent it from accumulating on the walls.

  • 4

    Use a dry cloth to clean the wall - Move the dry material up and down and sideways to remove dirt and other substances such as cobwebs.

  • 5

    Use vinegar to clean a dry paint - Vinegar should be boiled in a container and then, the paint brush is inserted and left to simmer for a short time.

  • 6

    Use yarn to create beautiful patterns - Yarn will help you to create amazing designs on the wall.

  • 7

    Pieces of wet newspaper - A paper is a good alternative when you have run out of the tape.

  • 8

    Purchase a sample of the paint and test it - Take a sample of the paint and make some painting on a small area of your walls and observe whether it's the color you admire to have in your home.

  • 9

    Petroleum jelly - Use petroleum jelly to apply to the areas you do not want the paint to fall. These areas may include door hinges, screws, and knobs.

  • 10

    Ensure to tap nails - Tapping saves time and let you to paint the feet of chairs, tables etc.

  • 11

    Utilize a milk jar as a paint holder - You can cut the milk jar appropriately and use it as a store for the paint or brush.

  • 12

    Trim the edges off a utilized roller - Trimming will enable you to save the cost of purchasing a new one.

  • 13

    Paint in a spiral motion - A zigzag painting will enable you to get an even and smooth finish.

  • 14

    Use a stiff angled brush - A stiff angled brush will help you when in need of a painted trim which will also serve as a good alternative for painter's tape.

  • 15

    Mix the paint with some vanilla extract - Vanilla extract will help to remove the smell of the paint while at the same time making your room to smell sweet.

  • 16

    Prevent the paint from cracking - Vinegar is a useful component that will ensure that your paint lasts for an extended period without cracking.

  • 17

    Pads - Utilize pads containing some alcohol to wipe paint messes on the floor.

  • 10

    Ensure to tap nails - Tapping saves time and let you to paint the feet of chairs, tables etc.

  • 11

    Utilize a milk jar as a paint holder - You can cut the milk jar appropriately and use it as a store for the paint or brush.

  • 12

    Trim the edges off a utilized roller - Trimming will enable you to save the cost of purchasing a new one.

  • 13

    Paint in a spiral motion - A zigzag painting will enable you to get an even and smooth finish.

  • 14

    Use a stiff angled brush - A stiff angled brush will help you when in need of a painted trim which will also serve as a good alternative for painter's tape.

  • 15

    Mix the paint with some vanilla extract - Vanilla extract will help to remove the smell of the paint while at the same time making your room to smell sweet.

  • 16

    Prevent the paint from cracking - Vinegar is a useful component that will ensure that your paint lasts for an extended period without cracking.

  • 17

    Pads - Utilize pads containing some alcohol to wipe paint messes on the floor.

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