More Dining Room Painting Errors To Avoid In Rolling Hills, CA

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More Dining Room Painting Errors To Avoid In Rolling Hills, CA

In the past, we have discussed painting errors that should be avoided when you are painting your dining room – and it’s important that you know about them to make for a better painting project.

Since there can be so many mistakes that can throw off your painting project, you should be aware that you can learn more about them here — and we can help you to make a better looking dining room.

Let’s have a look at some more dining room painting room errors to avoid when you want a good looking dining room.

1. Painting Too Quickly

A big mistake that people are prone to make when they are painting their dining room is to paint too quickly.

This is an issue because you are more prone to making painting errors — the kind that you will then have to correct, which takes up quite a lot of time.

The better thing for you to do would be to paint more slowly so that you can avoid making these kinds of mistakes and also waste less paint in the process.

2. Not Planning Your Project

If you don’t make the time to plan out your painting project, there’s a good chance that you’re going to spend a lot more time painting than if you do plan it out well in advance.

This is also the sort of thing where you can save money by planning — the purchase of paint and primer, for example, can be a lot cheaper if you spend time comparison shopping.

You’re also going to be less likely to buy either too much or too little paint or primer, both of which can ultimately cost you a lot more money than if you measure your surfaces being painted first.

3. Not Testing More Than One Color

You may remember that we previously discussed how paint strips aren’t enough as far as deciding what color to use for your room, and how making use of samples would be the right way to go.

If you only try out one color, this too is a mistake — you may find that there are other colors that work out better for the room, and if you only test one color you won’t know about them.

It’s far better to test out a few colors and therefore find out which of the colors are going to look better on your walls.

4. Not Cleaning After Sanding

As you’ve previously read, sanding any given surface gently is the way that you’re going to get a smoother painting area – and yet it can also create a bit of a mess to be cleaned.

Sanding the walls that are going to be painted will create something called sanding dust, which can make for quite a mess if you don’t remove it.

By making sure that you remove sanding dust from the surface that is going to be painted, you will ensure that you don’t later see that dust on the painted surface.

5. Leaving All The Furniture In The Room

Lastly, if you leave all of the furniture in the room, you will make a bit of a mistake — you risk the possibility that you are going to stumble over the furniture as you paint and that you will get paint on the furniture.

Removing the furniture will be the best way that you will avoid these two issues.

If it’s not possible to remove certain furniture from the room, it’s of course a good idea to move said furniture away from the walls and then cover it with something like a drop cloth so you don’t get paint on it.

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

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