INTERIOR PREPARATION TIPS
Interior painting can be done effectively all year-round with the right interior preparation. We usually select paint brands for all jobs; however, we are always willing to discuss customers' preferred brands. We will also consult on the most appropriate finish for a room’s walls and trim. Other decisions, such as the paints final colour, will be left to the client. To help you, below are a few tips on preparing for an interior paint job.
What Can I Expect When I Hire Intserv Painting?
When you hire Intserv Painting, you can expect us to bring the right equipment, conduct extensive prep work, and execute the job for long-lasting results.
Remove and cover furniture (small items only), remove all fixtures, cover floors with drop cloths or protective floor covering similar to Packexe ®, for wood floors or carpets.
Sand surfaces, fill holes and cracks, caulk gaps in trim, seal stains, wash surfaces and clean with methylated spirits.
Prime & undercoat surface as needed, apply paint with proper tools and techniques, apply straight cut lines between walls and trim, as best that can be achieved, and clean up the working area.
Complete a project walk-around with us, complete final touch-ups (snagging) where required, clean up the area, and conduct the final project walk around. We will remove all our waste bags.
How Should I Pick My Interior Paint Colour?
As painters, we can share more tips with you when you contact us; however, most home-owners find these tips below helpful when selecting an interior paint colour: checkout our Inspirations Brochures.
IS THE ROOM NARROW OR WIDE?
Dark colours recede, while light colours advance. To make a narrow room wider, paint the end walls dark and the long walls light.
DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A SMALL ROOM FEEL BIGGER OR SMALLER?
The above applies to small rooms and big rooms. Trying to make a small room look bigger, using lighter shades of paint will help. To make a large room feel smaller, select darker shades.
HAVE YOU LOOKED AT YOUR CHOSEN COLOUR IN DIFFERENT LIGHTING?
View paint swatches during the day and at night.
IS THE COLOUR UNIFORM?
Choosing a single colour to shine in a space; other paint colours can be adopted as accents.
HAVE YOU CHECKED OUR TRENDS AND TIPS SECTION?
Visit our painting tips and trends page to find more colour inspiration!
What Type of Paint Do You Use?
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**Small furniture items are moved free of charge; for larger furniture items, a small charge will be applicable.