Do you decide to paint the walls yourself? If so it is safe that you have already started to think about what you need and it is likely that in you are mind you are in addition to painting, the materials you need and the steps that you must follow. You should know that it is essential in addition to brushes have a roller to be able well paint the walls and ceilings. It is easy to paint with a roller but that really does is better to know some tips and tricks to do it perfectly. Want to know some tricks for painting walls with roller? You pay attention!
To paint with roller you must not choose one regardless of how it is or its quality. Why pick roller which fits best to the stop as you paint and painting that you will use.
The first thing that you should keep in mind is that if the wall is rough roll hair will be longer. For example, if your wall has advise a roll of wool because the roll must reach the deeper parts. On the other hand, if the wall you are going to paint is smooth I advise you that roll hair is short or be a foam roller, though they leave small bubbles in the wall.
According to the type of paint
It is also important to have in mind the paint you are using. For example if the paint is acrylic vinyl I advise that you use a roll of wool or long hair since you it will fit better, on the other hand if you’re using plastic paints or water painting I advise that you use short hair rollers.
If the roller that you are using is new, you must first remove all the loose hairs or impurities because obviously, this painting would be a drawback. To this end, it is advisable that you do it with tape, glue to roll and stretch it will take all the impurities may have.
It is also important that no goals it in paint being dry because it has more capacity to absorb that one is more used, so before using it, paint it with a brush, so as you can soak it unless, it will absorb too much product.
Even though I am talking about how to use the roll, you want to give a cash tip before you use it. Use the brush before to paint those places that will not roll, in this way you will avoid you hard-to-solve brands.
When you start to paint with the roller always should do it from top to bottom, stripes and a double width to the width of the roll. I advise you that after having applied paint begin by the middle of the wall up and then down almost to touch the baseboard.
After this first hand, all the following will serve to spread the paint down the wall and you will have to do it as many times as necessary until it is perfect but without busting to not remove the paint you have applied.
When you apply the second hand, do not forget to do it in horizontal stripes, so you can get a better distribution of the painting and they will be less or no mark. If you are unable to get on the roof get them diagonally but never in parallel.
To reach the ceiling or paint high walls add an extension on the roller handle, it is the only way to work with more comfort, stairs can be a hazard in high areas if there is an extension of the asa.
To avoid pieces without paint must do to strips of paint are overlapping but that is excessive so that more paint does not collect. Remember that roll should only be slipped; never try to press it or all the paint will come out.