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Paint the interior of your home

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  • Completion Time : 1 Week

Painting the interior of your home, or just a room, is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to revitalize, redecorate or renew the look of a home. Although the actual painting isn’t difficult, preparing the room and surfaces to be painted is more than 75% of the work; if done properly, it’s what will ensure the success of your project.

With the proper tools, good planning and the right advice, you can achieve professional-standard results. Invite family or a few friends over to join in, and you can all have a good time!

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Tools and materials required

TOOLS

  • Paint container
  • Trimmers (pads)
  • Painters 5 in 1 Tool
  • Gloves
  • Scrapers
  • Telescopic pole
  • Sandpaper
  • Brushes (natural or synthetic bristles, foam)
  • Rollers (various sizes)
  • Protective masking tape
  • Plastic bag
  • Paint bucket
  • Drop sheets
  • Screwdriver
  • Flexible edgers
  • Sponge

MATERIALS

  • Primer
  • Wood filler
  • Paint
  • Plastic wrap
  • Trisodium phosphate (TSP)
  • Solvent for oil-based paint

Before Assembly

When you paint a room, apply the paint in the following order:

1.    Ceiling
2.    Walls
3.    Mouldings and casings
4.    Doors and windows

Before beginning, make sure that room temperature is above 10 °C, there is adequate ventilation in the house and that you have good lighting.

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RONA Langdon Hardware Ltd. / Fort Erie

1238 Dominion Road, Fort Erie,
Ontario, L2A 1H7

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