The arrival of summer and holidays is a moment expected by many to rest and disconnect from the routine of the day. However, it is also a time that is used to perform tasks at home that you have not been able to do the rest of the year. In principle repainting color bond roof, paint the walls and ceilings of a house is not too complicated but you must follow a series of recommendations to get a good result and mess as little as possible. If done by the professionals then you will get the best result. The paint must be of good quality, in this way you will avoid giving more passes than necessary and obtain a good result. In addition, there are anti-drip paints on the market that are especially useful when what you are going to paint is the tiles and ceiling.
Prepare the attic
This first step is essential since the more time you spend preparing the room, the less time it will take to paint. For this you will remove the less heavy furniture as well as curtains, lamps, etc. The bulky furniture will cover them with plastics or fabrics that you no longer use. You will also place painter’s tape where necessary and cover the floor with cardboard or newspaper to avoid staining.
The bucket has to be wide to remove the paint correctly. In addition, you can use a tray in which to moisten the brush when we paint the perimeter of the roof. Painter’s tape, plastics, cardboard, newspaper, cap, goggles … everything necessary to protect furniture and floors and also so that we ourselves do not end up painted more than necessary.
Clean and repair defects
Before applying the paint, you will repair the cracks and damages that the ceiling may have with putty. Then sand the surface and wipe it with a damp cloth, insisting on areas where there may be spots. In case of humidity, you will treat them with a specific product.
Paint the perimeter
Before starting to paint with the roller you will have to paint with the brush all the perimeter of the angle between the ceiling and the walls, as well as all the areas that the roller does not reach. This step is very important because if you do it after painting with the roller, you can notice marks that are difficult to eliminate.
Conclusion: First hand with the roller
Once you have soaked the roller with paint from the bucket and you have drained it conveniently, you will start painting vertical stripes from the corner of the wall of the door of the room towards the window, avoiding returning on the already painted surface. Care should be taken to ensure that the paint strips overlap slightly to avoid remaining unpainted holes but be careful not to leave visible marks. Finally the last layer has dried and you will pass the roller without adding paint in the same sense of the first hand. This way you will obtain a magnificent result and will give that professional touch to your ceiling.