During repairs, we often have to decide how to paint the ceiling latex paint, what brand of paint to choose for this, what tools to use.
This seemingly simple question has its own quirks and rules that are worth mentioning.
To start off to the store to choose a colorful tone and tools, pre-measure the area of the ceiling, and assessing the current status.If the top - not again mounted plasterboard, and has stood for some time, you need to figure out if it needs repair or alignment (sm.Oshtukaturivanie ceiling: the nuances of "wet" alignment, which you must know).
will depend on this, how to prepare for painting the ceiling latex paint.
Tools and materials
Depending on the composition vodoemulsionku it may be silicone, acrylic, latex, or silicate.But you should pay attention not to its composition, but on such an important indicator as coverage.
Look on the package, how many square meters enough one liter of paint: the higher the numb
If you need to paint vodoemulsionkoy top in the bathroom, the kitchen or other rooms with high humidity, choose paint for wet rooms.
It is desirable that it is composed of protivoplesnevye components.In addition, this paint must be washable.For dry rooms fit any vodoemulsionku.
Council.When buying a few cans vodoemulsionku, make sure that they are all from the same batch as the color they may be different.
addition of paint you will need a primer, and if the ceiling needs repair, buy a filler and a solution for washing old paint.
For work you need the following tools:
- medium nap roller with a width of about 20 cm .Avoid foam rollers with velvet or fur.
- prokraski thin brush for edges and corners 5-8 cm wide .
- Paint tray.
- fine sandpaper.
To facilitate the process of painting and not to use a ladder, get a telescopic handle for the roller.
If your ceiling is painted with latex paint - How to paint again?
- To achieve a good result it is not necessary to apply water-based paint on the old layer.Remove the old paint using a special alkaline detergent and a spatula, then rinse with plain water and let dry.
- If after this treatment revealed errors in the ceiling, remove them , having opened or seal the gap finishing putty.When it dries, polish the surface with sandpaper and remove dust from it with a damp cloth or vacuum cleaner.
- Prime the ceiling. best to use acrylic primer deep penetration.After drying, the surface is ready for painting.
These are the main recommendations of how to prepare the ceiling before painting with latex paint.If the ceiling surface is very uneven, and it has potholes and multilevel joints between the slabs need to overhaul.
Paint the ceiling
- Open the jar of paint and, if required by the instruction, dilute it with water to the desired thickness.It is generally recommended to add 5-10% water by volume.If you do not need to dilute vodoemulsionku, just stir it well.The painting is the top
- start with coloring brush the edges and corners of the room the ceiling along the walls of a width of not less than 3 cm , so that later when the roller accidentally stain the wall.
- Pour some paint into the tray masking.
- Dip the roller in the paint, and then roll it on the corrugated floor bath to remove excess paint and evenly distribute it across the surface.
- Begin to paint the top of the window across the sun, and gradually work your way into the room.
Council.In order not to remain on the surface of the strip, apply paint W-shaped movements of the roller.And after the ink on it almost does not remain, they walk again on the newly painted surface to remove excess paint.
- Even if you think that the ceiling to paint well, is to put on a second thin layer of paint after drying of the first.This is done along the sunlight, in the direction away from the window.Thus eliminated all non dyed portions, and the surface acquires a beautiful view.
- If after drying showed blisters and bumps, they can be carefully removed with fine sandpaper.
more detailed and clearly tell how to paint the top vodoemulsionkoy videos posted on this page.
painting ceiling paint sprayer
If you are not prepared to deal with such a difficult to work as hand painting, you might want to learn how to paint the ceiling vodoemulsionkoy spray gun.It can help you achieve the perfect surface with no streaks and water stains.
However, the layer of paint applied spray gun was even and thin enough, you must observe the following rules:
- Spray should be kept so that the ink jet perpendicular to the ceiling, and the distance between it and the surface must benot more than 70 cm .
- Apply the paint in a circular motion, committed at the same pace.If one portion linger longer than the adjacent layer of paint it will be more thick that it will be noticeable after drying.
- Each successive layer of paint should be applied to the ceiling after the previous dry.
Just on our website you can learn about what is best to decorate the ceiling.