Preparation before painting

Before painting, you can make the following preparations to get twice the result with half the effort.

1. Plan the sequence and details of each work in advance, such as the room to be painted, the color to be used, the quantity of paint, the sequence of painting, etc.

2. Prepare necessary tools and paint, such as folding ladder.

3. Wear appropriate clothes: you can choose old clothes that are not regrettable even if they are stained with paint. If the clothes are stained with paint, they should be cleaned immediately with clean water, because it will be more difficult to clean after the paint is dried.

4. Before cleaning the old paint and painting, all doors and windows shall be opened as far as possible to ensure a good ventilation environment.

5. If you wear glasses or eye masks, you can use transparent tape to protect the lenses.

6. Move and cover the furniture: the furniture shall be concentrated in the middle of the room as far as possible, covered with plastic film or old newspaper, and fixed with adhesive tape. Remove the decorations on the wall, or stick the edges with adhesive tape. The floor / carpet can be covered with plastic film or old newspapers. Remember to remove the curtain to avoid contamination.

7. Release the panel of electric switch and power switch to paint the wall covered by the panel. Before releasing the switch and power switch panel, the power supply must be cut off to avoid electric shock.

8. Remove the wax accumulated on the surface to be brushed to avoid affecting the adhesion of the paint.

9. Prepare new brushing tools: before use, gently knead the wool brush to remove the loose hair. If a roller is used, gently remove the loose bristles with adhesive tape.

10. Fully mix the paint: to reduce the chance of slight color difference, when more than one can of paint of the same color is used, the paint can be poured into a larger container and fully mixed. To achieve the * effect, thoroughly stir the paint in the tank with a clean, flat stick.

11. Before painting, carefully read the instructions printed on the paint can and ensure that all necessary preparations have been completed.

12. If wallpaper is required, all painting work shall be completed first and the wallpaper can be affixed only after the paint is completely dry.