At some point in our lives, we have all had wall paint in our home that has proven to be outdated. Bright blues, greens and oranges that look like black. But when we decide to change the wall color, repainting those walls in a brighter, lighter color can look like a challenging task. Even painting over a dark color with another dark color can prove difficult.
Thankfully, there is a solution that can prevent your walls from looking like a color palate, and that can give your walls a perfect look. The one key difference will be the application of a latex stain block primer.
Primer is an undercoat of paint that guarantees a better adhesion to the surfaces and improves durability. Primer looks dense on walls and significantly covers existing paint easily. Depending on the tone of the wall color, one or more coats of primers will be required. Usually, by applying 2 or 3 coats of primer you can cover a dark color with light hues easily. Primer lets you achieve the exact color shade you want without the old, dark color peeping through.
Here we are listing exactly how primer works to cover up dark walls and lets you paint them with a lighter hue easily. If you live in Gold Coast or the surrounding area, we can assist you easily get your dark colored walls repainted to a lighter hue. Feel free to call.
Firstly, choose a primer that is manufactured to cover very dark colors. This type of primer works best for colors that need to covered completely and will also hide marks.
Prepare your walls by cleaning them carefully. Scarp off any peeling paint or areas that need more preparation.
You can use roller to apply primer on walls. This will give you an even coat. Again, for best results apply two or more thin coats instead of one thick coat. Thick coats can be complicated and can look uneven. Thin coats give better coverage and the final results are amazing. You must remember to follow the primer instructions in terms of amount of drying time between coats. It is not unusual that even after many coats of primer some of the dark paints may be visible.
At Repaint Pro we are dedicated to finding the apt solutions for your home. Color choice, wall preparation and paint application all can be taken care by our team of painters. We are reputed painting service Gold Coast.
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