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Painting Your Dining Room Ceiling; Tips To Use in St. Helens, OR

Painting Your Dining Room Ceiling; Tips To Use in St. Helens, OR

You can find many ways to improve the look of your dining room that involves painting, and if you think about it there are many ways that you can paint a room -- and not all of them necessarily involve painting the most obvious walls you see in the room.

Your ceiling, for example, is one such surface -- though you could think of the ceiling as a distinct part of the room, in a sense it's like a wall in that it needs to be periodically painted and this makes sense.

In a ceiling painting project as with just about any other project, it's useful to make the time to learn about how to best get the painting done well.

Let's look at some tips to use when you are painting your dining room ceiling.

1. Realize That All Paint Drips

In painting your dining room ceiling, you may be led to think that you could get away with not having to protect your floor or anything underneath the ceiling if you just go for a no-drip paint.

However, the thing that you should realize is that any paint you apply to a surface is going to drip, especially if that surface is a ceiling - it's gravity at work and it makes sense that some liquid is going to drip down over time.

The thing you should make sure to do when you are painting is to protect any surface that could get paint drips from them -- the floor, of course, as well as any furniture that you can't remove (more on this in a bit)

2. Remove Furniture

As mentioned above, removing the furniture from the room in which you are painting is a good idea, and here is where we are going to explain in greater detail the reasons why this is the case.

Firstly, if you have furniture in your dining room when you are trying to paint the ceiling (especially the table) you can just imagine how it's going to get in your way during the painting process.

By removing the furniture you will be able to ensure that said furniture doesn't trip you up as you are moving around the room.

Moreover, if you have furniture in the room you have to protect it from the paint on the ceiling as mentioned earlier -- but in some cases, it's just about impossible or too difficult to remove the furniture.

When this is the case you just have to do your best to protect the furniture using things like tarps and the like and hope for the best.

3. Use A Ladder For Best Reach

There are of course quite a few ways that you can get the painting work done that needs doing here, which is applying paint to the ceiling after preparing it.

One way you can get to the ceiling is by making use of a telescopic handle that can reach up to the ceiling, but there are some caveats inherent in this method including the greater difficulty you may face when painting.

This is especially true when your ceiling starts reaching certain heights -- it's a bit more difficult to use a telescoping handle in this case.

However, if you make use of a ladder you can reach up to the ceiling a lot more easily - certainly more easily and safely than if you try to build your own scaffolding with things you have at home.

It's also good because you will be able to move the ladder around the room, thus giving you access to the entire ceiling with not too much effort.

If we can help in any way with your painting in Scappoose, 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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