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Bathroom Painting With Less Mess In Scappoose, OR

Bathroom Painting With Less Mess In Scappoose, OR

You may endeavor to paint your bathroom, but sometimes the most well intentioned painting project can end up causing a bit of a mess in the process.

However, what some people don't realize is that with a bit of effort on your part (and the right knowledge) it's entirely possible for you to make less of a mess during the painting process.

Let's have a look at some tips for painting your bathroom with less mess

1. Stirring Paint Inside Disposable Bags

One issue that people come across is when they are stirring the paint that they are going to use to paint their bathroom.

When you are stirring paint (the much preferable way to get your paint mixed over any other way including attempting to shake the paint, which would possibly incorporate bubbles in the paint and that is of course bad because it ends up in the paint that is applied to the walls.

If you want to stir your paint and entirely avoid getting any on the floor (a good vigorous stirring can lead to splashing) you can first put the paint can in a disposable bag -- that way, the splashing paint gets inside the bag instead of on your floor.

2. Laying Down Protective Drop Cloths

Even if you stir your paint inside bags, it's a good idea to put down drop cloth on the floor before you paint as it's quite easy for paint to fall to the floor as you are painting and even for it to drip down from the walls -- and it's a lot easier to spend the time laying down drop cloth than to try to get dry paint off of the floor, in particular certain flooring materials.

There are a couple of things that you should remember when choosing a drop cloth for protecting the floor, one being that it should be entirely paint resistant -- this makes sense as you don't want paint to get through the thing you're using to protect the floor.

The second thing is that if you are using anything to protect the floor, it may as well be heavy enough in its weight that if you walk around it won't move with you.

This will ensure that the floor won't suddenly get unprotected from you crossing the room and leave the floor exposed to the paint that might drip down.

3. Remove The Toilet Tank

Though it may not seem like an obvious way to avoid making a mess when you're painting your bathroom, by removing the toilet tank from the bathroom before you start painting you will be doing a lot of good for yourself in more than one way.

One is that you aren't going to have to take such extreme care when you are looking to paint in the area around your toilet -- without the tank there, it's not going to be such a struggle to paint behind it.

The other benefit to removing the toilet tank is that doing so is going to lead to a mess being made, in that having the toilet tank there means that it's a lot more likely that paint will get somewhere you do not want it to be, including of course on the toilet tank itself.

Removing the toilet tank is possibly the best thing that you'll be able to do in terms of getting the painting work done more quickly with less mess.

4. Take Your Time

Lastly, remember that when you are painting you should take your time in doing so as going too quickly is more likely to lead to mistakes that you have to clean.

By taking your time when you paint you can get the work done and then not have to go back over and fix mistakes that you may have made.

If we can help in any way with your painting in St. Helens, OR and beyond, feel free to contact us at CHSPainting, we are always ready to help! Please contact us at CHS Painting. Office. 503-543-4875 Web.


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