Every room in the home is not same, especially when we talk about painting. Actually, many rooms need careful planning before paint can be applied to their surfaces. The bathroom is on the top of the list as it presents highly unique challenges.


If you are not an experienced painter, it is recommended you consult a professional house painter in Gold Coast before trying to paint or repaint your bathroom. We at Repaint Pro have been providing commercial and house painting services in Gold Coast from over 20 years.


To assist you to understand the difficulties bathroom painting can present, let us take a look at some of the things you should consider before starting the project.


1. Moisture

This is one of the major challenges of bathroom painting. You will notice, soap scum, mold, mildew or peeling paint. How do remove the stains or the flaking paint to ensure best application of the new coat of paint?


Surfactant leaching is another issue in the bathrooms. If you notice a soapy, glossy or even sticky appearance on your painted walls- especially the walls that have come into contact with moisture, then it is nothing but surfactant leaching. This can’t be painted over and should be handed over to an expert painter to ensure it is treated competently.


2. Small Space

When it comes to painting bathrooms, you have to work around fixtures and paint small, congested spaces, which increase the difficulty level of the project. House painters Gold Coast recommend that fixtures should be removed before painting, also some type of tape or edging tool should be used to ensure that you don’t paint around grout, shower tiles or behind faucets.


3. Gaps around trim and windows, surrounding fixtures, pipes, around opening and above and below baseboards

These areas usually need fresh caulk before a new coat of paint can be applied. Unless you are an expert professional, proper caulking may not be your cup of tea. Caulk should be properly dried before painting in order to prevent any staining and bleeding of the color into the unset filler.


4. Endless Types of Paints

Today, in markets a number of colors, finishes, recommended applications and ingredients are available. As a result, it can be really difficult to choose the right one for your bathroom. Usually, for bathroom painting, you will want to avoid flat paints because water spray can spoil the finish. Go for stain or eggshell or high-gloss and semi-gloss paint for high-moisture bathrooms.


Also, look for paints particularly designed to prevent the buildup of mildew and mold.


So, when considering painting your bathroom, keep the above-mentioned points in mind and if you are not 100% sure of capably tackling the project on your own, Hire House Painters Gold Coast and let the experts take over the complicated task of painting.


Stephen Lockyer
Stephen Lockyer
Professional painters and Decorators on the Gold Coast. Serving all your interior and exterior painting needs.

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