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How to clean walls before starting to paint. Washing walls prior to applying paint is extremely important. Learn how to wash walls without using harsh chemicals.

How to Clean Walls - Preparing Walls for Painting

How to clean walls before starting to paint. Washing walls prior to applying paint is extremely important. Learn how to wash walls without using harsh chemicals.

The room after with bespoke built in cabinetry hand painted in Little Greene Slaked Lime Dark

The room after with bespoke built in cabinetry hand painted in Little Greene Slaked Lime Dark

Walls are Restoration Hardware Silver Sage (gray/green/blue tranquil spa-like feel), furniture is painted Sherwin Williams (premium in Satin Finish) Elder White, Ballard Jardin Toile drapes, Ballard Coretta Wood Fragments Set of 3 artwork (intricately scrolled crest designs) above bed, Masland Park Avenue carpet, White ceiling, use SW primer before painting furniture & paint with a finish roller or use Flow Trol that smooths out brushstrokes

Walls are Restoration Hardware Silver Sage (gray/green/blue tranquil spa-like feel), furniture is painted Sherwin Williams (premium in Satin Finish) Elder White, Ballard Jardin Toile drapes, Ballard Coretta Wood Fragments Set of 3 artwork (intricately scrolled crest designs) above bed, Masland Park Avenue carpet, White ceiling, use SW primer before painting furniture & paint with a finish roller or use Flow Trol that smooths out brushstrokes

Before painting, clean grimy areas with a deglosser or heavy-duty cleaner so the paint can form a strong bond.

Paint Trim or Walls First? And Other Painting Questions Answered

Before painting, clean grimy areas with a deglosser or heavy-duty cleaner so the paint can form a strong bond.

contemporary living room - white and pale earthy palette - artwork by Deborah Tarr Clean and simple lines

contemporary living room - white and pale earthy palette - artwork by Deborah Tarr Clean and simple lines

Tip #4: SWIFFER DUST ALL OF YOUR WALLS.  {from 7 Things You Need to Do Before You Ever Pick Up a Paintbrush! {or how to prep a room for paint like a pro}

How to Prep a Room for Paint like a Pro!

Tip #4: SWIFFER DUST ALL OF YOUR WALLS. {from 7 Things You Need to Do Before You Ever Pick Up a Paintbrush! {or how to prep a room for paint like a pro}

Last weekend I stopped into a couple thrift stores, not looking for anything particular .  As I have mentioned before, I usually end up walking toward the furniture first and just so happene…

pick a color and start painting

Last weekend I stopped into a couple thrift stores, not looking for anything particular . As I have mentioned before, I usually end up walking toward the furniture first and just so happene…

TSP alternatives for washing walls before painting

Alternatives to TSP for Cleaning the Walls Before Painting

Time To Fix Things Up - bathroom wall is falling apart, but that's ok because I'm gonna fix it!

How to Fix Bubbled and Cracked Paint Before Painting Walls

Time To Fix Things Up - bathroom wall is falling apart, but that's ok because I'm gonna fix it!

Jenna Lyons' former Brooklyn Brownstone bathroom with black walls + brass fixtures + herringbone hardwood flooring + black claw foot bathtub

Jenna Lyons' former Brooklyn Brownstone bathroom with black walls + brass fixtures + herringbone hardwood flooring + black claw foot bathtub

Before and After: A Buzzfeed Founder's Renovated Rowhouse, Budget Edition - Remodelista

Before and After: A Buzzfeed Founder's Renovated Rowhouse, Budget Edition

Before and After: A Buzzfeed Founder's Renovated Rowhouse, Budget Edition - Remodelista

How-To Faux Finish Step Instruction - Color-Meshing - New High Definition Video by The Woolie - YouTube

How-To Faux Finish Step Instruction - Color-Meshing - New High Definition Video by The Woolie - YouTube