It’s not a simple task to paint your home’s inside and give it the uniqueness and refinement it deserves but with Crown molding Painting, it’s completely possible. Here are some pointers from our experienced painters on how to paint crown moulding.
The proper shine and hue should be chosen
Crown molding Painting requires special attention when it comes to the paint sheen. Flat paint does not have the same impact as high-gloss paint when it comes to painting. If you want to make the molding stand out even more, consider using a deeper or more contrasting color, such as a complementary or analogous one, rather than a really dark or bold one.
Picking out the right brush is quite important
Angled varnish or enamel brushes with flagged tips and tapered edges are ideal for Crown molding Painting. These brushes contain more paint, are easier to use, and produce a smooth finish with fewer brush strokes than normal brushes. To make things faster and simpler, you can use an angled sash brush to trace sharper edges, making it easier to paint along walls and ceilings.
Preparing for Crown molding Painting
Use a high-quality wood filler to fill in any cracks, nail holes, or dents in your molding. After the filler has dried, work in tiny areas to sand the entire crown molding. Examine the surface with your hands to discover any flaws you missed. Since even the tiniest imperfections will show through in the final coat, keep sanding until the surface is free of imperfections. Then, use a moist rag to clean it down. De-glossing the surface is necessary if a gloss finish was previously applied. Using fine-grit sandpaper and a TST solution, lightly sand the surface and remove the sheen. After priming and applying caulk, smooth the caulk out with your fingertips to get a smooth finish on the crown molding joints.
Make use of a good primer
It’s ideal to use a high-quality wood primer to seal the surface for the greatest results. Long, even strokes are the best way to apply this lotion. Brush in the direction of the previous stroke while beginning a new one. Using a gentle finishing stroke, bring each area together.
Crown molding should be painted
Applying the paint is the final step in the Crown Molding Painting process. To paint the molding when the primer has completely dried, use a similar method to the one outlined above.
To round up this list, we’ve gathered the following suggestions:
- After cutting and rolling the ceiling, paint the crown molding and allow it to dry completely before cutting and rolling the wall molding.
- It’s better to apply two coats of paint to the crown molding if you are painting it white to guarantee a smooth finish.
- Do not apply a second coat until all previous coats have dried.
Working overhead is a challenge when painting molding. The effort is worthwhile because you’ll be able to enjoy an interior elegantly decorated with Crown molding Painting that has been done to the highest standard possible.
We here at Condo Cosmetics hope that these recommendations make it a little bit easier for you to paint your molding. Even if you’ve already started your project but are having trouble completing it, we’re ready to send out our team of great painters who can manage any size painting job. Dial 416-7000-336 to speak with one of our customer service representatives right away and get an insight into what we can do for your project. Also if you are not familiar with what type of pain you should choose or other matters, we are here to help you out.