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Essential Steps to Prepare Your Home for Painting

Ready to tackle your next home painting project today? Whether you’ve already hired a professional painting company or you’re considering hiring one, be sure to follow these essential steps before getting started.

Create a Plan

First, you need a solid plan. To save time and stress as you plan for a professional painting service, have an idea in mind for which rooms, which colors, and what needs to be done in preparation. If you’re doing exterior painting, look for any obstacles that may be in the way, such as outdoor furniture or yard decorations. Indoor painting requires proper ventilation, so expect to steer clear of the room for up to 24 hours. If you are painting a bedroom, make sure you have made proper sleeping arrangements until the job is completed.

Remove Obstacles

From exterior lawn furniture to interior beds, bookshelves, and couches, any obstacle near or on the walls you’re planning on painting need to move. Give your professional painting team six feet of space, if possible, around the walls that are being painted. Smaller rooms can be accommodated with less space.

Trim Shrubs and Trees

Tree branches, overgrown shrubs, and other landscaping can get in the way of exterior painting. If you’re planning on painting your siding, these features will need to be trimmed before the job can get started. If not properly trimmed, these outdoor features may leave marks in the wet paint.

Choose the Right Painting Team

Finally, choosing the right team is critical to a hassle-free and efficient job. Whether you’re painting a single room or your entire home, contact Color World Paintingfor an estimate on your next painting project. Discover how the professional team at Color World can provide a smooth, professional coat of premium paint to your home. Call (888) 324-0313 or request an estimate online today!