When you are thinking to lavish your home with fixtures, furniture, and furnishings of the highest quality, it is important to paint your house using top-of-the-line painting and materials. Nowadays, more and more people are putting so much effort with the way they paint their walls since the overall aesthetics of the home is commonly based on the structural features including the walls.
Apart from the conventional painting, with brushes as the main tool, spray painting is now commonly accepted by most home developers and home owners. Aside from the convenience that it brings with regards to its utilization, spray painting is also considered an economic means of painting the home.
Contrary to what most people think, spray painting is not hard work. Among the different methods used, airless spray is found to be prominent even way back 25 years ago. If you are a beginner and would like to try spray painting your home, here's a few tips to remember:
1. Start with the basic
Like most home owners, you would probably think that doing things your way will be a good idea. If you want to spray-paint your home, it is best that you start with spray can painting. This is the most handy and cheap way to spray paint your walls.
2. Shake it
Before you start painting, it is best that you shake the can well. Just as any ordinary paints, the material used in this method is concentrated. To ensure even distribution of colors, shake the can well before starting to spray paint.
3. Light misting
Before you thoroughly cover the surface you want to paint, try spraying lightly or lightly misting the surface. In this way, you will have a guide to the areas that need to be painted as well as the intensity of the color you want to achieve.
4. Keep an eye on the nozzles
The overall exit of your painting project is not entirely dependent on the kind of paint you use. More so, if you are using the spray painting technology, you need to consider the materials used. One of the most important elements in this type of painting is the spray nozzles. Of course, all spray nozzles can work effectively and efficiently as long as they are new. But just like any material, they are also subject to the common wear and tear.
Typically, nozzles may start to wear out after several hours of use. So, before you start on your next painting project, replace your spray nozzles or at least ensure that you are using a new one. Check things with your spray nozzle manufacturer.
5. Ensure cleanliness first
Before painting the surface, make sure that it is free from dust and other particles. Keep it dry as well. In this way, you are guaranteed a smooth and clean painted surface.
6. Take note of the material to be painted
Not all walls are created equal. They may vary depending on the materials used. If you are about to spray paint a wood or metal wall, always have it primed first or apply a primer, so to speak. This will ensure that the paint will effectively and even bond to the object being painted. Here, you are guaranteed of a consistent and smooth texture exit.
Take note of the drying time as well. Some primer may provide faster drying time and, since, you can apply paint soon after putting the primer. Ask your paint manufacturer about this feature.
These are just some of the basic tips you need to know to start with your spray painting project. Keep them in mind and you will be guaranteed with good results in no time.