Helpful Tips Before Using an Air Less Spray Gun for Wall Painting

If you want to approach your desired impression of the room and change your room outlook, repainting your room maybe is one of the simplest ways of achieving it. In changing your room color, it is not just color that you need to be considered, but you need to consider how to paint your room too. There are several techniques possible to paint a room. However, in this article, we will be focusing on using an airless spray gun, since it is one of the fastest ways to get the job done. It is said that a good painter who knows how to use an airless spray gun could spray an entire 1500 SF home in 4 hours, but it would take  up to 3 days using a roller. So, are you interested in trying the airless spray gun to paint your walls? There are some tips that you need to know in order to get a satisfying result. Here they are:

  1. Remove all things around the wall, if there are things that cannot be removed, you can cover them with paper.
  2. Cover any windows and doors in or around the wall with tarps or sheeting.
  3. Practice your spray skill in a small area, such as a plank of wood.
  4. As you practice, notice about the rate of spray, speed and consistency.
  5. Plan how you will paint the wall, such as where you will begin the paint, is it vertically from the top till the bottom of the wall or horizontally from corner to corner. It helps you to move smoothly.
  6. Prepare your spray gun.
  7. Use a masker and eye coverage before doing the painting.
  8. Keep the distance of your spray gun and wall about 30 cm or 2 inch.
  9. Hold your sprayer and make sure the sprayer is at 90 degree angle from the wall.
  10. Move gun before and after trigger in consistent speed and do not pause in one spot or let your finger off the trigger.
  11. Go over your first coat of paint again if you desire a more durable paint job or a deeper color.
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