Painting is one of the paramount and imposing professions that require skills and expertise. The process may look easier but it is complicated for rookies. Each of our Painter Gold Coast has qualified skills and high level of experience. In most cases, one has to start from a newbie and then climb a notch higher every time he or she acquires new knowledge and experience. However, you can get from the dark in less than 2 minutes provided you master the following secrets for prize-winning painting.

No-drips Painting!

This is the only way to know whether you are dealing with a professional. It is true you may have drips but you must devise ways such as a masking tape to provide protection and avert you from mixing up the paints. The tape should be removed after drying up the wet paint. However, take caution not to strip off fresh paint that may leave some untidy marks on the walls. At Painters Gold Coast, we leave no drip behind.

Do Careful Vacuuming and Dusting

Before you do your painting, it is necessary to scrape and sand the walls as much as possible in order to get rid of old paints. When this step is not done, the paint usually gets wiped out faster than expected and the coating of the paint is not also uniformly achieved.

Use a Deglosser or Liquid Sandpaper

No expertise painter will give you penitent results. He or she will go further and swab woodwork using liquid sandpaper rather than the normal sandpaper employed by most people. This should always be your final step once you are done with vacuuming the wet painted walls. Commercial Painters Gold Coast employ the use of liquid sandpapers when it comes to scrapping the surfaces.

Start by Emptying the Room

This is a common-sense thing but most people disregard it and end up with patches of paint on furniture. This is not the right way to do it. You must make sure everything has been cleared from the room. In case there are heavy seats, simply move them to the middle of the room before you proceed with your task. Once you are done, avert any form of contact between the seats and the wet-paint walls.

Fill any Kind of Hole

A good painting cannot be achieved on rugged surfaces especially those with both small and big-sized holes. The smaller holes can easily be leveled using spackling compound while larger ones with epoxy wood filler. Once the surfaces are smooth and uniform, you can embark on painting without any expectations of regrets.

Be Orderly: The Trim, Ceiling and Walls Criterion

You can easily spot a poorly trained painter from the way they do their job. For instance, they do not plan for it and neither are they organized in their work. On the contrary, pros usually follow a curtained organized formula: They get done with the trim before taping off the ceiling and finally the walls. You don’t really employ too much effort to apply a finish in this section. Moreover, there is no need to panic if you end up with irregular outlines as you can embark on these once everything has been done. To smile at every bit of your painting, simply come to House Painters Gold Coast.

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

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