Tips to Prepare for Interior Painting

Posted by January 13, 2016 Blog, Tips No Comments

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog and read our previous installment, maybe you are considering having us paint the inside of your home this winter. There are many steps and decisions to make in the planning process of painting your home such as choosing the right paint, selecting a finish, selecting your tools and many more. Lucky for you, we can take care of all of that for you.

There are a few things you can do to prepare, though. Here are some things you can do.

  1. Take time to ensure the surfaces to be painted are cleaned with soap and water and dried overnight.

  2. Clean your ceilings as to not have any dust or cobwebs interfere with the paint once it’s already too late.

  3. Fix holes with spackle using a five-in-one tool.

Everyone knows the fun part (and sometimes the hardest) is simply picking the color you want! Not to worry, if you’re overwhelmed with choices just give us a call to help you pick your color palette.

Now that we’ve go you all prepared, here are some tips to help that new paint job last and continue looking fresh.

  1. Dust, dust, dust!

  2. Wash kitchen and bathroom walls regularly.

  3. Test painted walls before cleaning them to avoid damage.

  4. Wash all high-traffic areas.

  5. Keep the paint in order to touch up damage as it occurs.

As far as at home care goes, follow these lists to prepare for painting and for getting the most out of your paint job. As for everything else, we will take care of it. Contact us at

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