If you don’t know where your wall ends and your carpet begins there might be a problem.
Painting near carpet can be really difficult, especially if you don’t have the right tools or experience. Painting a baseboard or your wall can be a difficult process. It doesn’t help when you are painting near carpet. One wrong move and you can easily end up with a ruined carpet! Many things can go wrong when completing painting for your Pittsburgh home, this might bring up the question of “what do I do?” Well in this article I’m going to tell you what steps need to be taken to have a high-quality project while keeping your carpet clean while painting. When doing this, you want to make sure your workstation is prepared.
Preparing Your Painting Station
When you begin to paint near your floor, you want to lay a layer of masking tape. This will prevent any drippage or excess of paint from getting on your carpet. Ideally, you want to lay your floor in a layer of plastic. This is the safest option, however, if you do not have large amounts of flooring plastic around, the first option will always work. After this has been completed, it is time to paint.
Once you have prepared your painting station, you can begin your project of painting near carpet. This can be a very difficult process, you want to be patient while you’re painting. Working with small brushes is best, this ensures that the least amount of paint ends up on the wall. It sounds very contradicting, “why would I want little amounts of paint on my brush?”. Well, this will help in the painting process, less paint means less of mess. Once you have completed the painting process, you can clean up the workstation and let the paint dry. This can be hard and we suggest hiring a professional that specializes in painting.
As we expressed earlier, we can understand that this can be a very difficult task to take of. We suggest hiring a professional painter, this ensures that you are left with a high-quality project.
Now that we have reached the end of the article, we hope we could give you a better insight into what steps need to be taken. There are plenty of steps that we did not get to cover. If you have a painting project, we at LOCO want to help you and deliver a high-quality project at a great price. If you are in need of more information visit our website or call us at 412.214.8441.