Don’t stray from the path
There are many techniques for painting. In addition to the W or Zig-Zag method for brushing paint on walls, there are also a fair amount of tips and tricks available for painting other items around the house, like furniture, the correct way.
Bold and confident paint strokes are encouraged when one is painting; it lessens the chance of needing to paint over extra layers of paint and gives an even finish. It is recommended to paint in only one direction for furniture to avoid roller marks.
Cut the grease
Time and time again, we have recommended that you should make sure that any surface you are painting is as clean and dust-free as possible for painting. Greasiness is also an issue with walls because, as we’ve established, no one scrubs them down.
A recommended product for degreasing surfaces is liquid TSP, a heavy-duty all-purpose cleaner that cuts through heavy deposits of greasy dirt and grime from interior and exterior surfaces. A good wipe down will remove grease and make the paint stick better.
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