Interior House Painting – Painting Ceilings

WHAT INTERIOR HOUSE PAINT GOES WHERE AND WHY HOME PAINTING YOUR CEILINGS!


There are heaps of paint products and finishes in the market place but what interior house paint do I use where and why you ask? I have to start somewhere so I will start with the most frequently used ones around your home, simply to stop the confusion for the time being.

So how to paint a ceiling and what can you apply when you are Home painting your ceilings, this really can be an easy one. Ceilings have a tendency to have a great deal of light and shadows thrown across them because of the nature of their horizontal plane. Vertical planes such as walls exude shadows and lighting.

So you require a product that is going to conceal all of the sins and Imperfections that plasterboard or dry wall dishes upward. For example joints in the plasterboard or dry wall will appear more in ceilings than they do on walls. So you will need the lowest sheen or shine on that surface as you can. The very best merchandise for that is a flat acrylic paint or ceiling flat. Flat ceiling paints have great coverage and hiding power, they are washable in water that makes for easy cleaning of your brushes and gear when you are done. [or to clean up that dreaded paint spill that may have happened over the furry cat or dog that was pleasantly sleeping with. Anyhow 1 thing they are not known for is their own cleaning or scrubbing qualities, because it’s a really porous paint when it has dried. It’s made for one thing and one thing just its hiding and covering abilities.