DIY paint jobs are great–they’re easy, fairly fast, and generally yield good results. However, if you want your next DIY paint job to look like a pro did it, you should read this article first! Today I’ve got 10 secrets that professional painters won’t tell you. These tips will help you make your next paint job look terrific!
1.Don’t skip the sanding! This is a vital part of the necessary prep work for a terrific paint job. Sanding ensures that you start with smooth walls and surfaces, which is important for the final look. Use fine grit sandpaper on a sanding pole and go over the entire wall from top to bottom to get rid of any rough patches and ridges around nail holes. Be sure to thoroughly clean away all the sanding dust afterwards.