Repainting furniture is usually a do-it-yourself activity. You might decide to repaint the furniture for some good reasons like saving money, improving the look of your existing furniture, or even trying to match the color of the overall decor. Before you consider starting this project, we would like to share you some useful tips with you.
You need to keep in mind that the finishing of this project needs some sanding process for a better result. When you face the item with existing paint or finish, the first thing you should do is to strip it away before sanding it. This step is necessary for the proper painting process.
For the best result, you need to have a level furniture while painting. You can place something under once of the legs to have it level and balanced if it’s a bit off center. This step is very useful in easing the process as it is hard to paint while it keeps rocking back and forth.
Glue may come very handy to fill some cracks if any. Then the paint will hide the glue perfectly and you will have a great looking furniture as if it were new one.
Several coats are necessary in repainting to have the best ending. You need to wait between each between each coat that allows the paint to dry nicely. This is much better when you use heavy coats of paint at the same time even though we know it takes more time. The time you spend is worth it.
Only use of a certain types of paint. If you try to use one that is not recommended, you may get an unwanted result that will affect the overall quality of the project.
Make sure that you understand and apply these tips carefully in your repainting project. You will be satisfied with the result and the furniture will seem new.