The SECRETS on How to cut a straight paint line when cutting in a ceiling line cutting in around woodwork or cutting in the walls. Dulux Wash.
Apply the paint to the wall with light pressure in a V motion to evenly spread it around.
Painting a feature wall cutting in. Mask your trim for cutting-in. Cutting in is the technique of painting a stright line and boarder of paint on the wall that you are about to paint and only on the wall. If you want the most professional results possible when tackling a DIY paint job youll need more than just a paintbrush or paint roller.
Run a line of caulk along the opening in between the two strips of tape. Apprently it is called Trimming In in North America but the techniques are exaclty the same. Most interior paints are latex so choose a.
For Wash. Run a wet finger or ice cube along caulk to smooth. Cutting-in is a technique whereby you paint with a brush or application pad the areas that cant be reached with a roller.
There are a number of reasons that you would cut in before painting. Use a 2 brush and cut in around the edges of the wall overlapping the paint slightly with the decorators tape for a crisp line. Place a second piece on the ceiling about 18 out from the wall.
Undercoatstain blocker if required For Wash. Paint pot for cutting in. Tap the brush on the side of the paint pot to remove the excess.
Put the paint into a roller tray and load the roller with paint until the roller is completely covered with paint. Watch more How to Paint Your Home videos. Place painters tape on the wall about 18 down from the ceiling.
Youll also want a paint edger which allows you to create precise clean lines along the edges of trim doors ceilings and baseboards without having to use painters tape or a cutting-in technique which can be challenging for many beginning painters. Your selected Dulux Design Effects Collection paint for your feature wall. Load your brush by dipping it into the paint roughly half the length of the bristles.
In this video I will show. To cut in wall and ceiling corners you need a brush with a straight clean edge — one with angled bristles gives you the most control.