September 23, 2017

Tips to Paint on New Walls

Maximum painting results can be obtained with appropriate applications of good painting techniques, both on new walls and old walls more. So, in the following then, there will be some tips for those of you who want to paint your new walls. For more tips, you may ask the professional painter that you hire as he will also know what to do to achieve a certain result of a painting process. If you happen to not hire any painter to help you, then, you need to pay attention to the following tips as good as possible so that the result of the painting that you do can be as near as you would have expected.

Before painting, you need to make sure the wall to be painted in a dry condition. Because the walls are still new and still wet contains high levels of alkaline cement when directly painted will be at risk of wall become moist so that it can affect the paint becomes moldy and even fall out.

Then, you need to clean the surface of the already dry wall of dirt. To do so, you can use a cloth or compressor to clean it. After the cleaning process is complete, you can do the painting of the walls with the base paint for the walls, both interior, and exterior. So as to neutralize the degree of acidity of cement to fit the PH paint, in addition, the paint is not easy to peel and paint color will not change from the original color. You can as well flatten the surface of the wavy wall.

For the perfect painting, the paint should not be too thick and too thin. If necessary, you can dilute with water up to 5% of the total weight of the paint. Then, you need to repeat the painting up to two to three layers to get a strong paint coat and clear color. Then the drying time for each layer of paint is 1 to 2 hours.

Steven D Lawson

Steven D Lawson