Tip 1: How to apply a texture paint

Increasingly, the interior designer's work is used instead of wallpaper and decorative coatings various kinds of paint enamels.The variety of color technology allows you to decorate walls and ceilings original picture.One of the most interesting ways of surface finishing is the use of texture paints.
you need
  • - scrap boards or thick cardboard;
  • - scraper;
  • - acrylic coating;
  • - primer;
  • - textured paint;
  • - spatula;
  • - structural roller;
  • - ditch paint.
Clean wall surface from dust and dirt.A scraper to remove all traces of previous coatings.The wall must not melit.
Seal acrylic putty all the little bumps and chips left over from the previous finish.Leave to dry for 24 hours.
treated surface wall primer and let dry.Preliminary work is needed, as the texture of paint required to have excellent adhesion to the surface, otherwise the paint can be covered with cracks and begin to fall off.
Before finishing the walls, tested the paint on a piece of cardboard
or cutting board.This will help you work out in a roll and determine what color scheme chosen correctly.
paint mix well with the bank.This must be done because texturing additives during storage sink to the bottom.In the future, when applied to the walls of the coating may vary in different parts of the texture or color.
Pour the desired amount of dye into the cell.If the paint is too thick it can be diluted with a little water (about 4% of the total).
Apply special structural paint roller.The shop offers a wide choice of beads with different surfaces.Note that large coarse texture look good on large areas or when the external facade work.To finish the small rooms such as the bathroom or hallway is better to choose with rollers or a fine smooth texture.
Try to work so that a single pass covering one wall.Do not disruptive.Texture paint plasticized quite rapidly, and further changes the appearance of the surface at the same roller.
If necessary, periodically wash the texture roller water.
Leave the treated surface to dry.The paint dries within 5-6 hours at a temperature of 20 C. The total drying of the ink occurs after 24 hours.

Tip 2: How to apply textured plaster

Lately it has become fashionable to use for decoration textured plaster.After selecting the color of the furniture, it is worth thinking about the walls that complete harmony reigns.Ready textured coatings can create any room unlimited number of options drawing on them.This will give the opportunity to achieve the intended effect in the home, office or apartment.
How to apply textured plaster
you need
  • - roll;
  • - plastic float;
  • - spatula;
  • - trowel;
  • - wide paint brush;
  • - a coarse sponge construction.
Prepare the ground under the finish textured plaster.It must be strong, dry and free of rust and oil stains.Take a coat and seal the potholes, cracks and large chips.The ceiling and walls must have a smooth surface quality as for papering.Special impregnation process the base from dust, and to equalize the absorption and consolidation into a single layer.Then after 4-6 hours, apply a primer in a single layer.Wait until dry, 12-24 hours, then apply a textured plaster.
Mix the plaster prior to application.Try to achieve a paste form, or it can be done on a drill attachment, or manually.Take a steel trowel and apply a uniform layer of plaster thickness of 0.8-1 mm.The estimated consumption of 1 kg per 1 sq.m.surface.After 10-15 minutes, without waiting until the material dries plastic float to create the necessary texture coating.The edges of the plot makes "torn" and docking between them produce until the material began to dry up.
To get rid of visible joints, apply plaster texture from corner to corner in one shift.When the material is too dry, moisten with a little surface water from the sprinkler.The grooves and patterns depend on the movements of the hand of the master and can be of different shapes - one-way, circular or chaotic.After 12-24 hours, after drying, the surface, if necessary, treat sandpaper.To increase drying time and reduce the consumption of tinted topcoat, apply the intermediate layer is not tinted.
Apply a topcoat to give a stronger color and highlight the texture.Before using it should Tinted colorants.Take a broad brush and generously apply topcoat on a fully dried plaster.Cover 1-2 m², and then rub it hard sponge construction.This will create a dedicated surface texture.Get to see the traces of the tools were not.Cover the surface of the protective wax for added protection against contamination, it will enable water wash textured plaster.
Do not forget about safety.Always wear protective eyewear, texture rollers often give a lot of spray.
protects from drops of paint as the skin and hair.
Helpful Hint
If you want to make the finished surface of the additional effect, you need a water-dispersion paint different from the primary color for two or three colors and velor roller.The paint is applied very little with the help of virtually dry roller.Do not press down on the roller to paint over only the upper point of the uneven structure.Thus, the wall will look more voluminous and interesting.You can try to play with contrasting colors.For example, a light blue ink-applied surface of the upper layer of purple.In any case, make a preliminary painted on a piece of cardboard to choose the most interesting combination of colors.

Structural roller can be replaced by a crumpled piece of stiff cloth or ordinary plastic bags.
  • applying textured paint