Elephant wall decor Painting is one of the most economical and popular ways to improve your home. Painting a room or a wall can drastically change the way the whole house looks and can be lots of fun. It can also be difficult if you do not know the right way to do it. Although different types of colors may require different application techniques, basic in this article will apply to paint most any wall.
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Use a washcloth solution to wash walls, ceilings and trim to remove dirt and grease build up. This should be followed by a water rise and the walls should dry completely. Remove all nails and fill the holes with the spackling compound and filler. Allow putty to dry, then sand with 220 grit sandpaper until smooth and level with surrounding surfaces. Wipe off dust created. Tape off any trim or boards with paint tape to avoid accidents. Start by using a brush to paint about 4 inches in around the entire trim. Paint the elephant wall decor with a primer. Use a latex-based stain-blocking primer to cover old wall paint and any stains that may be present. Roll evenly with a roll. Fill a paint tray with a primer, dip the roll into a color tray and apply the primer to the wall. Let it dry properly.
Choose a high quality color and tool. It makes a difference. Cheap brushes can throw and cheap rolls get pills or pauses while in use. Although you can get away with cheaper painting tools when priming the wall, higher quality paint tools for the paint will make a difference. When using a roller to apply topcoat, paint 2-3 square feet at a time. Roll the color in the section in an “M” shape without lifting the roller from the wall. Then fill in “M” without lifting the roller from the wall with more horizontal or vertical zigzag strokes. Repeat the technique mixing each section as you go. Before you begin a new elephant wall, make sure you have enough paint for the entire wall. Paint can differ slightly in color and is not as noticeable wall to wall as side by side.
Spread a trowel or trowel and fill the hole. Scrape off excess. Let this dry and then sand with the surrounding surface flat with fine or medium quality sandpaper. You can also use sandpaper to remove any texture pieces that you may have missed. Paint the wall. Prime and paint the wall to the desired color. Primer helps the paint stick better and will also cover any remaining paint that you may have missed during scraping. Clean up the room. Use a store van to pick up debris from scraping. You may be able to drop the drop cloths to catch most, but some will fall out. Remove all dirt and debris and then put the furniture back into the room.