Before starting any wall painting project, it's important to prepare the walls before they are painted. This first, and most important step, is usually the one done poorly or skipped altogether by painters with little experience. But I've learned that a properly prepared wall makes all the difference between a new coat of paint looking ok and looking fantastic.
In newer houses the walls may not need much prep work. If the house and/or paint is old and peeling off, then it will need to be completely removed before new paint is added. You can remove the old paint with a sander or a paint stripper and scraper. Paint strippers include harsh chemicals and can be dangerous to use. Paint scrapers involve more work, but usually the end result is much better.
Give me a call today and we can discuss your painting needs in Charlottesville.
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