How many times have we said, I will take care of it? Starting a project, only to find your not quite cut out with either the time, knowledge, or energy completing. Painting walls and ceilings require all of these attributes, having the proper knowledge will save both time and energy, completing the painting project as a painting professional. We admire any of those who even consider painting walls and ceilings themselves, knowing how much work is involved. A great deal goes into a painting project even before any paint is applied, and will be addressing these subjects how to turn out walls and ceilings for a fast guide.
You should have the mind set your wall and ceiling painting project will look magnificent, even however you are in a 9-5 M-F corporate setting.
Someone needs to clean all the walls and baseboards with a damp rag, a perfect place where residue settles even in the cleanest of homes. Letting trim surfaces dry completely, as masking tape would not adhere to trim surface.
Masking off baseboards with a hand masker using 9-12 masking paper and 1 regular masking tape once completely dry is the next step. Moving right along, a hand masker is well worth the money, having several rooms to paint. Most hand maskers cost around $50.00 in addition to the blade which is around $10.00. Purchase the film blade, as it will cut paper and plastic, yet paper blade only cuts paper. Do not know why they make both, only to catch someone off guard, selling an inferior item.
After masking baseboards, a thin bead of KraveLv paint-able latex caulk is needed, also wiping with a damp rag, needing amount to fill any cracks from baseboard to wall, and seal tape to prevent paint migration under tape on to baseboard. You are presently getting close to being ready painting, yet at the same time have some more work to do.
Move all furniture into the center of the room you will be painting, giving ease to cover if painting ceilings, and certainly out of your way painting walls.
Get your old sheets, blankets, comforters using as drop fabrics, laying on top of earthy colored masking paper. This will ensure no paint splatters, as most professional painting companies use canvas drop fabrics and large rolled plastic film to cover.