1. Choose your color
Browsing through fan decks and paint chips can be overwhelming. Start your Halifax interior painting project by figuring out the general color characteristics: Do you want a warm or cool shade? A neutral or a saturated shade? If you have existing furniture or art, you’ll also want to consider how the shade will compliment them. Once you have a sense of what you’re looking for, pick a few shades, and get samples. Test the shades to see how they look in the room at different times of the day.
Many paint companies also have tools on their websites that will let you upload a photo of your space and preview different colors on the walls. But colors can look different in real-world conditions, so you’ll still need to try it out in the space.
2. Pick out your tools
Every project is unique and you may need different tools depending on the paint you choose and the condition of your walls, but there are a few must-haves.
1.Paint 2. Paint roller 3. Paint roller 4.extension pole 5. Drop cloths 6. Paintbrushes 7.Paint tray 8. Sandpaper 9. Painter’s tape Rags 10. Putty knife Plastic 11.Pole Sander Head
- Determine how much paint you’ll need
Whether you’re painting a powder room or the exterior of your house, the general rule of thumb is one gallon per 350-400 square feet. But that’s just a rough guideline: To get a more precise number, which you’ll definitely want for large projects, use a paint calculator like the ones provided by Benjamin Moore or Pratt & Lambert; they take into account window and door measurements. (And both assume two coats of paint per project.)
If you’re painting a highly textured surface rather than a smooth one, buy a little extra. Cabinets with complicated millwork require more paint, too; C.P.M.-standard requires purchasing about 10 percent more than calculated. Changing any color from dark to light or opposite is not anymore big deal and only required two coats if you hire professional services like C.P.M. we offer two coats guaranteed. Contact us for more information.
- Prep the walls and the room
-You don’t want to damage your favorite sofa or that heirloom Grandma gave you, so empty the room of all the furniture. If you don’t have enough space, push everything to the center. Cover the pieces with a drop cloth or lightweight plastic sheeting and do the same with the floor. “Don’t skip the drop cloth, the paint will splatter, we promise.