Tips for painting a ceiling without any trace
May 29, 2018
Your ceiling needs a touch of paint but you dread to truffle it with traces of roll … Do not panic, follow the advice of pros to find a new ceiling!
Painting a ceiling is always done in two layers. To begin, paint the corners of the walls that are difficult to access with the roller. Using a round brush, you have to take some ceiling paint and put it flush with the walls. Next, you need to determine a square-shaped space to apply paint in one direction, and so on until each delimited square intersects. Be careful to always keep the same meaning, otherwise your ceiling will be full of traces! To avoid being bothered by the light, always work with the windows behind your back.
For ease and time saving, it is advisable to use a pole where the rollers will be fixed. To avoid unpleasant surprises, it is also important to paint the ceilings before the walls.
To best apply a painting on a ceiling, it is absolutely necessary to dose the amount of it. If you put too much paint on your roll, you may run down! Conversely, if there is not enough, the traces of roll will be visible!
Choosing your roll is essential!
Absolutely use a 12 to 14 mm anti-drip roller. If you choose a satin or matte paint, use a short or medium-length roller. On the other hand, if you choose a lacquer or a glossy paint, opt for a roll with short hair.
Synthetic bristle rollers are used with aqueous emulsion paints whereas natural silk and wool rolls are used with solvent paints.
A paint adapted for each ceiling
Bathroom, kitchen or wet room: glycerophtalic paints are the most suitable. They are washable and do not fear moisture.
The ceilings of your rooms are healthy, the monolayer acrylic paints are perfect. Their application is very simple.
In any case, take a quick-drying paint.