Ensure your bathroom painting project is done right with some helpful tips form A Burst Of Colour.
How To Paint A Bathroom
Painting a bathroom might sound like a simple undertaking, but it is actually a tasking home improvement project that requires careful consideration and planning for it to occur quickly and successfully. Because of their unique nature, bathrooms can be challenging to paint. They are often small, prone to water clogging and they endure a lot of traffic as one of the most important rooms in the house.
If you want to change up the energy and appearance of your property while increasing its value, bathrooms offer a unique opportunity for you to create a dramatic impression. If you are thinking of changing up the appearance of your bathroom, here is how to paint a bathroom:
Choose the right paint colour and finish
Determine the paint colour and finish that you want to use on your wall depending on the look and feel that you are going for. Since bathrooms only occupy a small area of the house, there is a risk of underestimating the amount of paint needed for your project. You should remember to purchase enough coat to ensure at least two coats of paint.
Remember to keep in mind the colours that you have used for the doors, ceiling and trim when trying to pick a paint colour and finish that you will love. Consider going for a satin or semi-gloss paint as these are the paint finishes that can offer your walls the most protection especially against high levels of moisture.
Clear out your room
It is essential to remove any countertop displays or accessories that may be around to protect them from overspray. You should also remove your decorative shelving, wall displays, hardware such as electrical outlet covers and cabinet door hardware. Tape your fixtures and knobs to protect them from getting damaged by paint.
Protect your floors and woodwork
Cover the floors of your bathroom completely using drop cloths to protect them. Take care to place the drop cloths as close to the surface as possible and if you can only find plastic, ensure that it is covered with newspaper just in case you slip and fall.
Clean the walls
Lightly sand your walls and clean any debris to guarantee the adhesion of new paint as well as ensure the best results. Fill up any cracks and pits and clean along the baseboards and corners using a vacuum.