Painting any parts of the house requires great amount of time, effort and patience – most especially if you are doing the ceiling. Painting the ceiling is not only a tough task but also a risky one if you don’t know how to get it done safely and correctly. This is why some opt to hire services that will do the job. But, if you prefer doing it yourself, here are few tips and advice that can surely help you out.
Use the right ladder.
Always remember that not all ladders are created equal. There are some that is specifically designed for painting job. Use tall ladder that has a tray attached into it where you can put your paint (can or tray) while doing the job.
Use the right paint brush.
Having the right tools and equipment truly helps a lot in getting things done, safely and easily. Same thing goes with ceiling painting. A roller brush with long handle might be required to do the task. Make sure that you have it available before doing the job. Also, it’s best to buy an extra brush just in case the one you are using breaks down.
Take breaks and relax your shoulders from time to time.
Keep your shoulder relaxed at all times while painting the ceiling. Make sure that you take breaks from time to time as well. When you feel like your shoulder is going sore or tight, take a minute of break to release the tension. Get off the ladder and do some neck rolls, stretch your arms and shoulders.
Ask for help.
Ask few friend s of yours to help you out. Some may decline but some will surely say yes to help you with the painting job. Just make sure to repay them with something after the task is done. A fancy dinner or few shots at the bar will always do. Having someone around can also greatly help if accident occurs.
These tips and advice will not only make your task easier, they can also keep you away from danger while doing the job.