Interior Painting /step by step/
Few improvements can increase the value and appearance
of your home as inexpensively as painting. However, there is far more to a
quality paint job than simply applying paint to a surface. As with most
projects, proper planning and preparation are the keys to successful
- Rooms and areas to be painted are scheduled with the customer.
- Large furniture is moved into the center of the room.
- Wall and ceiling fixture are removed.
- Furniture is covered with plastic.
- Floors are covered with drop cloths.
- Walls are scuff-sanded.
- Holes and cracks in walls are filled.
- Gaps in trim are caulked.
- Stains, such as water marks, are sealed.
- Washing is done where required.
- Repaired areas are primed.
- Paint is applied with a brush, roller or sprayer depending on the
- Ceiling and walls are painted to proper coverage and finish color.
- Clean cut lines between trim & walls.
- Only premium quality paints are used.
- Furniture is moved back to original positions.
- Wall and ceiling fixtures are replaced.
- Floors and carpets are thoroughly vacuumed and swept.
- All garbage is removed.
- Touch-up paint is labeled and left with the customer.
- Before the crew packs up their equipment, a "wet
walk-around" is done to ensure all contracted areas are painted
- Final touch-ups are noted & are completed before the crew
- After the crew leaves, a "dry walk-around" is done with