Posted on: 25 January 2018
Painting isn't as easy as it looks. It seems such a simple job, you take a paintbrush, dip it in the paint and apply the paint to whatever needs a fresh coat of paint. The reality isn't quite that simple. Applying an even coat of paint to a professional standard takes both skill and the correct equipment. It isn't something that can be completed by the average home-owner, and even a DIY enthusiast would struggle to consistently produce professional level painting in an acceptable time-frame.
Start at the right place
Professional painters do not simply arrive at your home and start to apply paint. Before paint can be applied to any surface there must be appropriate preparation of the surface to be painted. It is at this point that many amateur painters go wrong. They are so keen to get started that they rush to work and forget to prepare the surface properly. A professional painter will ensure that the surface to be painted is thoroughly cleaned so that there is nothing to hinder the even application of paint.
Following the right steps
An experienced painter understands that painting must be done in stages. First a primer must be applied and allowed to dry. Once the primer has dried several undercoats must be applied before finally a top coat of paint is added to provide the perfectly even finishing that will be visible on the surface. Painting professionals know how to produce these desired results and how to avoid the highlighted brush strokes, runs, and sags that will plague the work of the amateur painter.
Using the right tools
Aside from their experience and skill, one of most significant advantages of hiring professional painters is that they will bring with them all the tools they need to successfully finish your painting job. If you were to try and do the painting yourself you might be able to find a couple of old brushes somewhere but these will probably not produce the professional finish you crave. To produce the perfect finish you must use the right paintbrush or roller for your chosen paint. The right brush will aid the application of the paint and result in an evenly painted finish that completely covers the desired surface without leaving any obvious brush strokes on the surface.
If you want to achieve a properly painted surface then you need to hire an experienced professional to undertake the job. Professional painters will complete your painting job quickly and efficiently leaving you to enjoy the results of their work.