How to paint walls

Painting a house wall is one of the oldest forms of decoration and still very popular. The best materials for amateur use are almost certainly the modern emulsion paints. These are water-solvent paints, but dry very hard. In fact a good emulsion paint may be scrubbed clean if it gets dirty. The washable distempers, which … Read more

How to Decorate – Order of work in Painting

Complete all preparation work before applying undercoats. Paint your room in this order: first the ceiling, then the walls, finally the woodwork. Types of paint Paints can be divided into two basic groups: 1. oil-based paints (best known as “gloss”, also available in eggshell and flat finishes); 2. water-borne paints (best known as “emulsions” or … Read more