Don't forget about the "fifth" wall! Depending on the color you apply to your ceiling, you can convey a cozy, warm ambience or create an aura of expansiveness, and add visual interest to your home.
For Best Results:
Refer to our how-to for expert advice and techniques on painting your ceiling.
The ceiling should be the first surface you paint in your room.
Paint Can Opener
Paint Tray Liner
Roller Cover and Frame
Sandpaper (150-220 Grit)
Grab your tools.
Using your painter’s tape, begin by taping off the places where the ceiling and the wall meet.
Remove vents with a screwdriver.
Use a stain-blocking primer to prep your wall and cover any stains.
Dip your brush in and pat the side to remove excess paint.
Cut in from walls by painting in and around the tape.
Grab your roller and attach the extension pole before fully saturating your roller with paint.
Start painting away from one corner in as straight of a line as you can until the ceiling is completely covered in paint.
TIP: If a second coat is needed then apply paint in a perpendicular direction.
Remove tape while paint is still wet.
Replace ceiling vents.
Wash your tools with warm soapy water.
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