Paint with a Purpose: DIY with a Professional Touch
Wait out the rain
Preparation is Key
Tint your primer
Priming is a must before any project. Use the pros’ trick and mix a small amount of your topcoat into the primer to tint it – this will help hide the primed coat completely and give you faster wall coverage.
Don’t cheap out on materials
Paint from the top down
Using a roller and “V” pattern, work your way from the top of the wall downward. This allows for optimal coverage in the textured wall as well as for you to paint over any potential drips, splatters, or mistakes that make happen from being a rookie.
DIY, But Make It Professional
Try it out yourself, it’s just paint after all! If you don’t like the color, change it. With utilizing the tips above, your DIY paint job will look nothing less than amazing. Take your time, remember painting is all about prep, and your project will give off that professional glow.