Painting Your Bedroom
Painting your bedroom isn’t that difficult, and it helps you save money. Sometimes people get lazy on this subject, because they think it will get too expensive. But, if you prepare your bedroom to paint it, the money will save will be good.
Painting supplies isn’t hard to find or recognize in a store. Just refer to the paint section and you’ll be able to find all the tools and materials. The materials that you’ll need are two gallons of the paint of your choice; it will be enough a gallon for a small bedroom. Half gallon of paint for baseboard, door and window frames will be enough too. For walls treatment you’ll need patch and paint spackle or all-purpose spackle will work too. You’ll have to know the measurements of the bedroom; then, you’ll be able to get the right packet of plastic drop cloth to cover floor and furniture. Be aware that you’ll need more plastic that the extensions of the bedroom because furniture has volume. Don’t forget the painter’s masking tape to cover baseboard walls, electric outlets, door and window frames.
The tools are really important because they going to make the job easier and faster. Also, you have to pick the right tools, because you don’t want to spend money in something that you won’t use. You will need a putty knife to apply the spackle and sandpaper for walls. Other tools that you going to need are a roller frame and extension pole, also couple of ½ in. roller cover for wall and a small roller cover with frame for frames. It’s important to have brushes to cut in those places where roller does not reach. Don’t forget a metal roller tray with ladder-lock legs to put a little paint that you’ll be using while painting. Finally, you are going to need a 3-step ladder to cut the top of the walls.
Once you have the materials and tools, you should begin preparing the bedroom. Start putting all furniture, frames hanging or anything attached on walls in the middle of the bedroom. That way you’ll be able to...