How To: Paint Ceilings & Walls

What you will need

  • Paint
  • Paint Roller & Tray
  • Paint Brush
  • Paint Kettle
  • Extension Handle
  • Masking Tape
  • Dust Sheet
  • Step Ladder
  • Filler (if required)
  • Paint Scraper (if required)
  • Stain Block (if required)
  • Sugar Soap (if required)
  • 1 Remove furniture.
  • 2 Protect surfaces using dust sheets.
  • 3 Mask skirting and fittings.
  • 4 Wash walls using sugar soap.
  • 5 Fill cracks and allow to dry.
  • 6 Sand until smooth.
  • 7 Choose ceiling paint.
  • 8 Start by painting edges.
  • 9 Paint on to wall. At least 2-3cm.
  • 10 Load roller with paint.
  • 11 Apply paint with even strokes.
  • 12 When dry, paint walls.
  • 13 Cut in edges carefully.
  • 14 Start in corner. Top to bottom.
  • 15 Allow to dry. Apply second coat.
  • 16 When dry, remove tape.