If you’ve visited your paint, hardware, or home improvement store, you’ve probably already realized that there are some extra steps in between choosing a paint color and getting the paint on the wall. You may be asking questions like, What kind of finish do I select?
How much paint do I buy? Do I need a primer? What kinds of brushes do I need? Well, look no further, your answers are right here! To frame this discussion, first we’ll introduce the five steps involved in painting a wall. We call them the “Five P’s”, and they serve as the nuts and bolts of the process. To get you from clueless to colorful, we will walk you through each one!
- Primary base coat
- Painted finish
- Protective top coat