Painting interior walls - Welcome to our guide to painting...

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Welcome to our guide to painting interior walls. In this section we will take you through the whole process including the preparation through to the final coat. Painting is one of the easiest and most rewarding DIY tasks around the home, you can transform a room with the minimum amount of work and time. We will assume you have decorated/painted the ceiling and any woodwork. If not, and you are intending to then it is advisable to complete these tasks first, please see our guides: Papering a ceiling Painting a ceiling Doing the tasks which apply in this order will make the job easier. To complete this task you will need the following items: Suitable interior paint small brush (cutting in) Large brush and kettle or Roller and Tray Filler (if required) Dust Sheets Fine Sand paper (if required) Sugar soap (or similar) When working at heights always ensure that the structure is safe and secure. Never stretch out, always get down and re-position the scaffold. Preparing the walls for painting If your walls need stripping before painting then please see our guide to removing wallpaper. If you have a radiator that needs removing the please see our guide to removing a radiator. First remove curtains and fixtures, place all furnishings in the middle of the room and cover with dustsheets. Remove any loose floor coverings and use dustsheets to
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ENGR 23432 taught by Professor Puliyambath during the Spring '09 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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