Hiring and interior decorator to handle the planning and styling of you interior projects can cost you quite a bit of money. Of course add in the expense of hiring painters to carry out the implementation of the project and you have a lot of money invested in the interior redesign.
Thankfully, you can improve the look and feel of the interior of your home without spending a lot of money. However, you need to first sit down and set a budget that you can live with. Then stick to your budget. Then determine what you can afford in professional help with either painters or interior decorators.
Redoing the interior of your home can be very exciting. You can change it to an environment that reflects your personality or that creates a warm peaceful feeling when you come home in the evening. The good news is you don’t have to have an interior designer to accomplish this. There is plenty of information available online to help guide you through the planning process.
Most people instinctively know what to do, and with the help from interior decorating guides available online, you can create your own plan of action and a blueprint to follow. There is no need to go broke with enhancing the interior of your home. Simply use the tools, guides, techniques and your own instincts to create an exciting environment that can affect in a positive way, your mood. This can be a lot of fun so you will want to keep a very motivated and positive mindset.
To actually implement your redecorating project, you will decide if you can afford to pay for the services of an experienced house painter. If not, then I suggest that you also search online for the proper tools to use and the proper painting techniques.
There are procedures that an inexperienced homeowner can learn and do to greatly improve the quality of their paint job:
A. Study proper prep techniques for the walls to eliminate nail pops, dents, and other defects that will spoil the look of your walls.
B. Learn what tools to buy. Drop cloths, buckets, brushes, rollers, roller naps, frog tape, ladders etc.
C. Learn how to properly roll out walls and ceilings.
D. Learn how to properly hold, bump, and edge with a brush.
E. Learn the proper order of painting, ceilings first, walls second, and trim third.
F. Once ceilings and walls are painted, tape off the walls to created straight lines between trim and walls. This is vital for anyone who doesn’t have years of experience in handling a brush. It will make a huge difference in the quality and look of your paint job.
G. How to properly clean up the painting tools, and the work area.
Spend some time figuring out your cost of all the equipment and paint supplies. Material cost can escalate quickly. Keep in mind that if you are changing colors, you will be almost doubling your cost for paint because you will need 2 coasts to properly cover in most cases.
Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/7500566