Mistakes to avoid when painting the walls

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Painting the walls of the house may seem like an easy and simple task, but nevertheless, sometimes a series of mistakes are made that make the final result not the desired one.

Do not lose detail of the following errors that you should avoid at all costs in the event that you are going to paint the walls of your house. So if you take them into account you can paint and get the results to be much better.

Not cleaning the walls

Before starting to paint any wall in your house, it is essential that you take a basin of water mixed with a little dishwasher and thoroughly clean the wall to remove any dirt it may have. Being totally clean, the paint will be much better and you will make it look much more.


Do not use primer before painting

The base is essential before you start painting as it helps the paint you use later adhere better to the wall. Applying a good quality primer will save you time and money as you won't have to use too many coats of paint.

Painting on wet days

It is preferable that when you go to paint you do them on days when it does not rain and there is plenty of sun. On wet and rainy days the paint takes much longer to dry so you will need much more time to paint the walls of a certain room in the house and it may not even look very good.

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Using poor quality utensils

When painting, it is worth using brushes or rollers that are of good quality since in the long run the final result is much better. If you use poor quality utensils you will only waste more paint and the end result will not be what you want.

Failure to protect furniture and floors

Before painting it is essential that you protect the floor and the furniture in the room. Even if you think that you are going to be careful and you are not going to stain them, it is always good to prevent to avoid unnecessary staining, so you must protect them with special plastics to paint at home or with newspaper.

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