Tools for painting
Important tools you need for painting and decorating you room.
- Tape Measure
- First thing you can start with is to measure walls so you’ll know how much paint you need to buy. Typically, 5 LITRES of paint covers 40 square meters.
Make sure you use a primer with a stain blocker.
Usually comes free with any paint purchase. Is very important to always stir paint before applying.
- Pouring spout
Attach the spout to a 5 litres of paint and pour without any mess.
For big jobs that require many litres of paint. Keep the color consistent by mixing all the cans in a large bucket.
Make sure you place this inside the bucket to wipe any excess paint off the roller.
- Roller tray.
Use a metal or sturdy plastic tray for smaller projects.
- Tray liner.
Save clean-up time by using a disposable paint-tray liner.
- Roller cover.
A 3/8-inch nap provides the best finish for most interior walls.
- Angled sash paintbrush.
In order to paint trim, use a two-inch angled brush, which will give you more control.
- Blue painter’s tape.
This is an essential tool for protecting trim or walls that you don’t want to get paint on.
- Drop cloths
Protect furniture with plastic coverings. Place a reusable canvas drop cloth, which is less slippery than plastic, on the floor.
- Easy filler
Quicker than spackling: Put easy filler into small holes in the wall.
- Sanding paper
- You will need P120 sandpaper in order to sand the surfaces you applied easy filler powder. Make sure the filler is dry before starting sanding
Use to loosen any ceiling plates of lighting fixtures and remove switch plates before painting.
Before priming, wash the walls with a few drops of dishwashing detergent mixed with water.
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