How do I prepare the surface?
As a general
rule, all surfaces should be clean before painting. Remove
any loose, peeling paint, and/or any other substrate that
is on the surface*. Scrub all surfaces to remove all dirt,
grease, oil, etc. Rinse surface well and allow to dry.
Apply appropriate patching material to cracks, nail holes,
or other surface imperfections, sand smooth, and remove
*If your existing surface is glossy, dull surface by
sanding or use an abrasive cleaner. Remove any residue.
Can I paint directly over wallpaper?
Can I apply latex paint over oil based paint?
Can I apply paint directly over a semi-gloss paint?
Can I use exterior paint on the inside of my house?
How can I best prepare my walls before I paint?
How much paint do I need?
How do I take care of my freshly painted surface?
How long should I wait before applying a second coat of
Should I paint the trim before or after I roll the walls?
Why do I need to use a primer?
What is the proper order to follow when painting a room?
When should I apply?
What is the proper rolling technique?