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Dining Room Accent Wall Painting Tips To Learn In St. Helens, OR

Dining Room Accent Wall Painting Tips To Learn In St. Helens, OR

As you may be well aware, an accent wall is a rather pleasant way to add a good look to any given room -- and in a room like your dining room (where people convene to enjoy food and each other's company) it's nice to have a wall that draws attention like no other wall in the room.

Though you can of course paint your accent wall just about any way you would like, there are key things that you can do to help make for a better painted accent wall and perhaps even lower the overall cost of the painting project.

With that being the case, let's have a look at some dining room accent wall painting tips to learn if you want a nicer looking accent wall.

1. Choose A Contrasting Color

If you're not going to be basing your accent wall on any sort of texture or things hung up on the wall strictly, you should think about the accent wall drawing the eye by means of the color or colors that you will use to paint.

In terms of making a good accent wall, what this really means is that you're going to want to choose a color that will contrast with the color or colors of the other walls in the room.

Naturally, this doesn't mean that you shouldn't take into consideration the other colors that are found in your room -- it's quite important that you take these other colors into consideration because if your accent wall only looks good in relation to the other walls but does not contrast well with the things in your room, it will not make for a very pleasant aesthetic experience.

2. Paint At A Moderate Pace

There is a notion that since you are applying paint to the wall and the average paint job can be rather lengthy, this means that you should do things that will get the paintwork done more quickly including increasing the pace of your actual painting.

This would actually be a bit of a mistake, however, as some of the biggest painting errors that can be made happen as a direct result of painting too quickly.

These are the sorts of problems that you might find like applying too much paint to the surface being painted or perhaps even moving the paintbrush in such a way that the paint that is applied is not applied evenly.

In any case, in just about all of these cases the paintwork has to be corrected and the time spent correcting mistakes is just as great if not greater than. if you had just painted at a moderate pace, to begin with.

3. Protect Your Floors With Drop Cloth

As you are getting ready to paint your accent wall, you should of course protect the floor in the area near where the wall is being painted as the process of applying paint to the wall as well as getting the paint there and around the area is likely to drip and sometimes spill paint down.

By having a good quality drop cloth near the wall you will ensure that you do not get paint on your floors -- and in this case, a good quality drop cloth means that it will not allow the paint to get through it, but. it also is heavyweight enough that it won't move around while you are walking around your accent wall, possibly exposing parts of the floor to paint.

Making the time to protect your floors from paint like this will make the clean up time after you have finished painting significantly faster and better and the overall painting project a neater one.

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. www.chspainting.com e-mail.mike@chspainting.com Related:Living Room Ceiling Painting Tips In St. Helens, ORDining Room Cabinet Painting Tips And Techniques In St. Helens, OR

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