In getting ready to paint your bathroom, you should be well aware of the fact that if you prepare for the painting project first, you are going to get much better results than if you just decide to paint it and then start soon thereafter.
As long as you are properly prepared for the painting project and follow some basic tips, your bathroom will look that much better.
Let’s have a look at some tips for bathroom painting preparation that will make for a better painting project.
One important thing that you’re going to want to do when you’re looking at painting your bathroom is to measure the spaces that are actually being painted.
There are a number of reasons that doing this is going to help you to prepare for your painting project, one of them being that you are going to need to know how much paint and primer you are going to purchase for the project — for buying too much would be wasteful in one way, and buying not enough will end up having you go out and need to purchase more.
You’re also going to do better as a painting project goes because you will be able to figure out how long it’s going to take you to paint the bathroom so that you will be able to better plan out the project.
An extremely important part of getting ready to paint your bathroom comes in the form of thoroughly cleaning the area that is going to be painted, and especially in the form of looking out for mold and mildew that needs to be eradicated prior to painting.
As bad as it is to allow the standard dust and grime to remain on the surface being painted, allowing even a little bit of mold or mildew to remain is even worse because it’s not just bad from the aesthetic perspective but also bad for your health and it will just come back stronger if you don’t entirely remove it from the surface.
The best thing that you’re going to be able to do is to search out any mold or mildew in the bathroom and remove it fully before you start painting.
In any given painting project, there’s going to be a bit of dripping going on from the perspective of the paint and the best way that you can ensure that there is no paint on the floor when you have finished painting is to cover the floor with a heavy drop cloth or a tarp that is resistant to paint.
It’s important that you make use of something that is not going to shift under your feet as you are walking about, as if you are walking and the tarp or drop cloth moves and uncovers the floor it sort of defeats the purpose of having the drop cloth there in the first place.
Remember that it’s a lot easier to make the time to protect your floor than to have to clean up any paint that could find itself on the floor if you don’t protect it.
Lastly, you should remember that when you are painting, you have to have a good system of ventilation ready so that you have a steady flow of air going in and out of the room where you are painting.
This could mean anything from having a couple of windows open to having the door open while you are painting and having a fan blowing the fumes out of the room — which will make your environment much better for painting.