2022-02-28 Cooley Brothers Painting Palos Verdes Estates CA Laundry Room Painting Errors

Laundry Room Painting Errors To Avoid in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

You might be well aware of the fact that your interior rooms need to be occasionally repainted, but to some, there are rooms that are somehow exempt from this absolute need, which is a shame and quite unfortunate when you see the sorry state that the rooms get when left unpainted.

One such room is the laundry room, which people think of as being such a purely utilitarian room that there’s really no need to paint it unless it looks like it’s absolutely falling apart or a complete disaster room — which is really not the right way to think of it.

Once you come to realize that you should paint your laundry room, it’s a good idea to learn about some of the things that you should do – and possibly more importantly those things that you should not do when you are painting the room.

Let’s have a look at some laundry room painting errors to avoid in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

1. Using The Wrong Kind Of Paint

If your first reaction to seeing this byline is that you can’t possibly use the wrong kind of paint because paint is after all… just paint… you are going to be surprised to find out that this is not at all the case.

Firstly, you are going to need to make use of a paint that is meant to be used on the interior of your home and not the exterior of your home – and that’s just a basic piece of advice that you should really be following for any given interior painting project.

You’re going to have to come to terms with if you might spend any time cleaning the walls and if you are, you will want to make use of a glossy paint as those are easier to clean

2. Painting Too Quickly

A fairly common mistake that people make sometimes is that they will paint too quickly and rush through the painting process.

When you rush through your painting, it’s true that you may well get the painting done in what seems like a more timely manner, but what you won’t realize until you look back at the walls that you have painted is that you have made a number of painting mistakes that need to be corrected.

When you paint more slowly, however, it’s true that the entire painting process is going to take longer but you will find that you make significantly fewer errors as it were.

3. Leaving The Machines In The Room

A mistake that far too many people make when they are looking to paint their laundry room is that they will leave the machines in the room during the painting process and won’t make any effort to try to get the machines out of the room at all.

The issue with this is that by leaving the machines in the room it becomes a lot more difficult to paint, as you have the machines in the way and you can possibly find yourself in difficult positions just trying to paint

4. Not Protecting Surfaces

Lastly, remember that the process of painting is one that can be quite a messy one and so it’s important that you make the time to protect surfaces from getting paint on them.

This can mean anything from laying down some drop cloth on the floor so that you don’t get paint on it to doing things like removing the covers for your light switches and electrical outlets so that you don’t have to then spend the time to properly clean them.

Of course for the latter, you will have to protect the spaces left after removing the covers with good painter’s tape.

Cooley Brothers Painting is a locally owned, owner-operated, family business in Torrance, California. Call the office at 310-378-4575 or email us: info@cooleybrothers.com. You can also use our contact page to reach us.

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