DYI – the simple way to refresh your home

Although, both interior painting and exterior painting, is as complicated as brain surgery it’s always good to to be familiar with few ins and outs of the whole renewal process. There’s no more efficient way to refresh our house than painting interior walls. The secret is to make it in a possible effortless way. To start with, it’s appropriate to do necessary arrangment before we will grab a paintbrush. We can always enlist a skilled team to do the painting but is it worth to spend few extra hundreds bucks when we can do it on our own? Naturally, if we fancy to save some time it’s always better to hire few people to perform interior painting.

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On the other hand, since it’s the most popular DIY home renovation activity we should always give it a try. Therefore, what should we do at the beginning? First thing first – we need to have the whole idea of how the house should look like after finishing our painting activity. We have to have a big picture, so to speak. When everything is accodringly planned, we should concentrate on buying necessary equipment like paintbrushes (a few various types – an extension pole is a must), spatula, paint (thank you captain obvious!) and other like masking films, tapes and so forth. When we collect all stuff, we have to prepare walls as well as surfaces. What does it mean?

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Well, we must fill every particular hole or dent that disfigures our “wanna be” ideal walls. Don’t forget to prime walls in advance any single drop of tint will land on the surface. Thanks to a priming process we can save an ocean of paint later cause it lets only once-coat coverage. Besides, a tint will have stronger adhesion. Yet another important thing, always perform a painting process in a daylight! Artificial light is not an ally in our errand of having beautifly painted walls.

A different seemingly complicated matter is an exterior painting. If we feel that we’re able to do it at our own cost, we can save a lot of money and have a lot of joy at once. However, it’s not so sweet as it may look at a glance, cause everything come at a cost anyway. First of all, we need to adequate paint to our external facade surface. We need to consider if a water-based or an oil-based paint is more appropriate for our needs. Ok, if you don’t feel up to choose a proper paint, just search for such expert. You will find always a specialist keen to help you with such stuff in every home-improvement and in construction store. Once we select the desired paint, we have to clean the whole surface up from all dirt out there and start with first stroke. Every journey starts with a single step!

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