Mix paint properly by using a flat paddle rather than a round stick or rod, as the flat surface will mix the paint particles more thoroughly than round-shaped sticks.[link](Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Use a medium width paintbrush to first paint below the ceiling line and in the corners. Start along the top of the wall and down the corners and above the skirting line, before filling in the rest of the wall with a roller.(Waterproofing Boksburg)
Wet several long strips of newspaper and place it on the glass when painting window frames. The newspaper will easily adhere to the glass surface and will keep the paint off the glass. It is much easier to remove the paper from the glass than tape.(Painting Contractors Boksburg)
For solvent-based products place a couple of dishes filled with vinegar in the freshly painted room to quickly get rid of the strong paint smell. Always keep the room well ventilated when painting and whilst drying.(Waterproofing Boksburg)
Put your painting tray in a plastic bag and tape it shut before decanting paint into the tray. This makes for easy clean-up afterwards.(Painting Contractors Boksburg)
When using a roller, roll the roller up and down at a measured pace and don't apply too much pressure. Turning your roller over occasionally will ensure that the roller's pile stays absorbent and delivers good results.(Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Always ensure that the surface you are painting has no frost or dew on it before you start painting, your surfaces should be clean and dry before painting.(Waterproofing Boksburg)
Professional painters know that the secret to a quality finish lies in the surface preparation. Do justice to the paint you choose by first applying Plaster Primer and then Universal Undercoat as a base coat. This will ensure a durable, smooth and pleasing finish.(Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Do not wash newly painted surfaces within two weeks after application of the last coat, to allow the coating to fully cure.(Painters Boksburg)
Most wall paints are washable. When cleaning walls use a mild soap solution and a sponge to lightly scrub any stained areas. Be careful as heavy scrubbing may cause permanent damage to the paint surface.(Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Cleaning walls immediately before new stains or spills dry will help to keep marks from becoming permanent or hard to clean.(Waterproofing Boksburg)
Check your walls periodically for loose, flaking or peeling paint, as it could be the first sign of water leakage or seepage problems. If you do see signs of moisture or mildew, take care of it immediately to avoid further damage.(Painting Contractors Boksburg)
All surfaces must be clean and dry before you start painting. It is also important to use the correct primer for the surface type:
Apply Universal Undercoat on cement plaster or concrete (Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Apply one coat Plaster Primer followed by one coat Universal Undercoat onto gypsum plaster (Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Use Rust Primer on metal surfaces after the metal has been cleaned
Use Wood Primer on wooden surfaces
Apply Damp Primer to surfaces to prevent and combat rising moisture
New gavanised sheeting needs to be washed with General Purpose Cleaner to remove any oil or oxidation and rinse well. When dry, apply a coat of Galvanised Iron Primer (Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Wheathered sheeting you need to remove the rust and oxidation by scouring with a wire brush by hand, then wash entire surface with General Purpose Cleaner and rinse well. When dry, apply two coats Rust Primer. (Painting Contractors Boksburg)
Concrete tiles you need to first remove fungus and algae with Fungul Wash and a wire brush. After dry, apply one coat of Surface Restorer
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