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Dining Room Painting With Less Mess In St. Helens, OR

Dining Room Painting With Less Mess In St. Helens, OR

In painting your dining room, there are a number of factors that come into play, and the level of mess that can come up is unfortunately one of them.

The good thing to know is that there are things that you can do in order to reduce the possible mess made in your painting project -- it's just a matter of taking charge and doing them.

Let's have a look at some tips for dining room paint with less mess when you want to have a nicely painted dining room.

1. Lay Down Drop Cloth

A fairly straightforward thing that you can do when you're looking to get your dining room painted with less mess is to lay down some good-quality drop cloth before you start.

The reason it's mostly better to use drop cloth rather than a cheaper tarp is that tarp is going to be a lot more likely to shift under your feet as you are walking and thus it will uncover the floor.

In doing this, you will leave your floor vulnerable to paint, which as you may know is quite difficult to remove (especially after it dries)

2. Plan Your Painting Project

One of the biggest issues that people face when they're painting an interior room is that they don't properly prepare for the paintwork and just go into it.

The problem with this is that in not preparing well in advance is that you may not have an idea as to how much surface area there is to be painted, and you will find yourself underprepared in paint and primer - or not have a good schedule for the painting project.

As you may find yourself in a bit of a rush when you run low on time in painting, you will make more of a mess than you would have if you had made the time to plan out the project in advance.

You're also more likely to save money on paint and primer -- by measuring the space you are looking to paint, you'll be able to calculate how much of each you will need.

3. Do Not Paint Too Quickly

Along the same lines, it's rather unfortunate that in the name of avoiding a mess some people will try to paint as quickly as possible.

What this will quite often do is get people to make the kind of painting errors that would otherwise be avoided if you weren't painting so quickly.

By taking your time when you are painting, you will not only make fewer errors in the process but you will be less likely to spill paint or allow it to drip down as you are applying the paint or primer to the surface being painted.

4. Remove Furniture

Lastly, you should remember that if you want to keep your painting project as free as possible from a mess, you should remove as much of the furniture as you can.

Any furniture that you have in the room is going to be a bit of an obstacle to your painting project, and it will cause you to be more likely to spill the paint that you are using in painting.

By removing the furniture, you will be less likely to spill it, and even better, you will eliminate the chances of getting paint on said furniture.

Naturally, you will possibly encounter furniture that might be more difficult to remove or is just too large to remove from the room.

When this is the case, you will be best off moving the furniture away from the walls and then covering it with tarp to protect it from dripping paint.

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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