Use a roller suitable for painting large surfaces. Therefore, for the ceiling it just fit. For convenience in the dyeing process, you can use a special mini-tray for the cushion, which is a flat receptacle having two steps and low sides. The roller with paint is rolled on the first step, and the second leaves excess paint. You can, of course, to make a small plastic or tin pan to drip the paint with a roller, but you can do one tray.
Experienced painters know some of the tricks that they are willing to share with you. To paint the ceiling the best two times in perpendicular directions. This is necessary in order to paint properly restorefiles. Then your ceiling will be no "bald patches". Some professionals suggest to paint the ceiling three times, although here it is necessary to look at the situation. If the paint is good, twice will be sufficient. If you can save the paint, you should not spend. Don't forget to wait a certain time, which must be specified in the instructions for use of this type of paint.
Some people wonder about the wide roller is best to paint the ceiling or narrow, what should be the cushion pile and so on. There is no single answer. In some cases, the selection of roller depends on the material from which made the ceiling. Someone chooses a cushion, personal preferences. But one thing is for sure: a wide roller will help you quicker to handle the work and save the paint, a roller with fine pile applies the paint more evenly than a cushion with medium and long pile.
Also pay attention to the materials from which the rollers run. It can be synthetic fiber and the pile or natural. But that's another story.
Advice 2: How to paint ceilings with a roller
White smooth ceilings in your house - is, first of all, beautiful. To create such beauty to help modern construction tools. Topaint ceiling evenly and gently, you to perform will require a paint roller.
You will need
- - a small roller with a large NAP
- - large roller with medium pile
- - cuvette for paint
- - pin (the shaft for the rollers)
- - brush
Cushions are big and small, with long hair and quite short. For painting ceilings suitable rollers with a medium NAP. They absorb enough paint to at one time to cover the area of the ceiling in 1Q.m.
Before painting the ceiling, do the preparatory work. If the ceiling were covered with whitewash, dilute it. If the ceiling was painted with latex paint, then wash it with warm water. If the ceiling were pasted Wallpaper, soak them and remove with a spatula.
After you've cleared the ceiling of the old finish, look for cracks, pits, and irregularities. If such errors are available, then fill these places with mortar or putty. Then the entire ceiling Proskura and primed with primer. Once the ceiling is dry, you can begin to paint. For painting the ceiling, use a roller with a pin (the shaft for the rollers), it will help you to do without a ladder.
Ceilings begin painting from a corner, which is closer to the window, and gradually go deep into the room. An important element in painting a ceiling is its junction to the wall. To paint over the abutment, use a small cushion 5 cm with a long NAP. Carefully paint mascara on the corners of the ceiling. For this purpose you can use the brush. Dip a small roller into the cuvette with the dye, break it on the mantle, so that it is not too wet, and brought it to the perimeter of the ceiling. Forth with little effort guide roller left to right. Do not try to paint over the entire perimeter at once. Do it when painting the wall.
The main area of the ceiling perform a large roller with medium pile. Dip it in the cuvette with the dye and press the mesh in order to paint evenly distributed on the surface of the roller. Then hold it close to the ceiling, but do not try to keep it directly over your head. Mentally give yourself the sector is equal to 1.5 square metres and begin to apply the paint in parallel strips, uniformly colouring the surface. Apply the next strip so that it overlaps the previous one. Then this sector along paint mascara on, this will help to avoid neprokrasy surface.
Try to paint the ceiling carefully, avoid gaps, otherwise it will affect the final result. The ceiling will get patches to correct this defect would be impossible.
During operation, do not press hard on the roller. Try to distribute the paint evenly to avoid drips on the surface of the ceiling. If, however, excess paint was formed, then blend it in different directions.
The ceilings are painted 2 or 3 times, it depends on the quality of the paint. After the first painting of the ceiling allow it to dry. At the paint it's written, how long it will take to dry the surface. Then paint mascara on the ceiling the second time, but in the opposite direction, that is from the depths of the room to the window. If you did your job correctly, then only two times for painting the ceiling.