March 20th, 2020

Home Design

Spring supposedly brings in new beginnings. When it comes to home interiors, this can mean having the opportunity to do some repainting around and inside the house. Before you get started on buying paints and trying to do it yourself, it is important to remember that large-scale painting entails craftsmanship for the perfect finish.

That said, one way to spend this springtime is to give your home a makeover. The season is already perfect for repainting, whether it is just an area of the interiors or an entire section of the house outside. Given this, there may be people who want to do this exact same thing. Hence, the fact that springtime becomes the high time for many homeowners to start re-envisioning their houses. 

Surface Cleaning 

Old homes that need repainting are also more likely to have dust and grime accumulated in the nooks and crannies of a room. It is crucial to remove any of these grime and dirt from the surface of the house.

It would be unfortunate if the brush runs through dirt and grime, as this could not be noticed and create an even bigger issue. A spic and span room will allow for paint to stick and lessen the chances for peeling.

Furniture and Floor Protection

DIY paint jobs are becoming common because some people believe that all you need to do is wipe the brush over the wall. Professionals know that there is a lot of effort and guidelines that need to be followed so there will not be any accidents during the experience.

For instance, one needs to prep by using floor coverings so that any paint that accidentally spills from the brush will not stain the floor. The same goes for furniture; you need to make sure that none of the paint will accidentally slip and ruin the upholstery.

It’s one thing to prepare all of these yourself, and another to tap design services that could ensure a flawless protection for your existing furniture and home area.

Always Invest In and Execute Aftercare

Once you already have the new color settled and painted over your wall, the next step is challenging. This needs to be done for the remainder of the year to ensure that the design sensibilities that were executed during the spring will remain until the end of the year.

The basics of these include always dusting the clean walls. Always use a microfiber dust cloth so that the dust that will stick to the walls can be easily removed. Avoid waiting for a long time before conducting this wall sweep. Chances are, the dust will already stick to the walls and make the paint job look older and shabbier.

If you want to repaint your house, you need to remember that there are a lot of things that are involved in this process. Just because you think the walls are still clean two weeks after does not mean they really are. Microdust can build up and lead to future discoloration, incurring the household another expense in the process. 

Hiring a professional design service provider is a crucial first step. This is especially important if this is your first time to ever have an area of the house repainted without missing a spot.