UNDERSTANDING THE INTERIOR PAINTING PROCESS

Have you ever decided to paint a room of your home? If you have, you know that it doesn’t always turn out the way you envisioned. The color may look much different than you expected once applied, or you peel off the masking tape, along with a big strip of the new paint. Why not skip the frustration of trying to paint your interior rooms yourself? Hire our expert painters at Artisticrat Painting Inc for your interior painting project.

Getting the look you want for your interior room walls takes painting expertise that begins with tedious prep work and finishes with intricate, detailed touches. When you understand what our expert painters do through the entire interior painting process, it may make it easier to make that call to have us complete your next interior painting project. Here is a basic outline of the process we use to get the best results for all our satisfied customers.

Room Prep

1. ROOM PREP

You will be given the option to prep the room(s) yourself, or we can do it for you. This involves moving the furniture away from the walls to the center of the room, along with all window dressings.

Masking

2. MASKING

All doors, windows and fixtures that will not be painted will be masked for protection. Floors and furniture will be covered with plastic to protect them from paint splatter. Wood floors may need extra protection; rosin paper adds an extra layer and reduce any chances of scratches.

Cleaning

3. CLEANING

All surfaces to be painted will be cleaned to remove any dirt or dust that could affect the painting process. This helps improve the paint adhesion and extend the life of the paint.

Caulking

4. CAULKING

Any cracks between windows, doors or trim that need sealing will be caulked before we begin painting.

Loose Paint

5. LOOSE PAINT

Any loose paint on the surfaces will be scraped and removed to ensure a smooth surface for paint adhesion. Any areas that need additional smoothing will be sanded.

Priming

6. PRIMING

Before painting with your chosen color, we will apply primer to all areas of dark or bright color, which helps improve the covering of your new paint to the walls surface.

Painting

7. PAINTING

For a cohesive look, ceilings are usually sprayed while walls are done using rollers. We apply two coats to the walls in even, complete strokes for a professional finish. Our expert painters know the tricks to ensuring no lines or breaks in the surface are noticeable using our tested techniques.

Cutting In

8. CUTTING IN

The process of cutting in or painting the edges in a room is the most difficult and important aspect to a professional finish. Using the right brush and technique can make a big difference in the overall look of a room. Our expert painters know how to use the best techniques for cutting in for a fantastic finish.

Clean Up

9. CLEAN UP

We are not finished painting until every piece of masking tape, plastic, rosin paper and equipment is gone from your home or business. You will not be left with a mess from our crews like many other painting companies.

Inspection

10. INSPECTION

When the project is completed, the crew foreman will inspect the work of his crew and fix any issues before doing a final inspection with you. Once you are completely satisfied after your inspection, we will finalize the job and bid you farewell.