To make small paint jobs yourself you must take certain precautions depending on the surface you want to paint, wood, plastic, tile. All require their method. Previous steps to avoid problems, be careful preparation, choose a painting that fits perfectly to the surface you want to paint and make sure it is not too wet. If the surface is already painted and in good condition, not necessary that sconces again a coat of paint, just clean it well, and let it dry a bit jalapeno. But if in doubt, always get a better result with a new coat of paint. cleaning To clean the surface you want to paint or review you must have a good detergent, abrasive cream, or, better, soda crystals the surface for defects. Important: the crystals can irritate so use gloves and goggles. Then rinse well with clear water surface, bottom to top, to prevent leakage.

The polishing

Leaves smooth, even surface, which will facilitate the accession of the first layer and paint. Important: during this step to protect yourself because the polishing dust mask generates a lot and if the paint is very old may contain lead, highly toxic. Protects the room with a tarp or plastic.


The different methods

Painting on Wood: Use a first layer to match the wood grain. Make sure that before applying the paint is completely dry wood. Also you must check the tightness of the surface: if you find cracks where water could seep surface must stall yourself with specialized products for that purpose in any DIY store. Typically, you should carry a soft polishing when the first coat is dry before applying the second. Finally, you should end up with a layer of varnish for the job you just made ​​will last many years.

Paint on plastic : Use a first layer to plastic or PVC. Plastics very lightly sand smooth the need. After the first layer can use any paint you like, yes, that is within a range of special acrylic paints or glycerin.

metal Paint: Use a first layer that protects the surface from corrosion and facilitate paint adhesion. There are some specific for each metal and oxide products to treat or paint over rusted surfaces. Learn. Metal is a smooth non-adherent to need a paint that solid type with oil paintings, paintings catastrophically calls, instead of the acrylic because they are archdeacon faster.

Painting in tiles: Use a first special tile layer so that the surface is smooth and the paint can adhere. There are special paints for this type of surface. The most important thing is to make the surface you want to paint a completely waterproof and if possible resists scratching. For a flawless result boards should work with an innovator.

Hint: you can create your own decoration alternating colors or patterns on each of the tiles.

Formica-Painting: if you want a flawless result we recommend that you apply two coats of acrylic primer first for Formica surfaces. Then choose an acrylic paint and acrylic matte varnish for finishing. This job requires more time because after each step must wait for the surface to dry, but the result will be perfect. You’ll see!