How to paint drywall

How to paint drywall?

Plasterboard is very convenient to close the walls andceiling, achieving a perfectly flat surface. After installation, you, of course, will need to refine the material. This can be done in different ways, in particular, by painting.

On how to do this, read on.

Drywall painting


Before you paint a drywall, you needwill cover the surface with putty, otherwise the paint will be absorbed into the material. As a result, on the walls or the ceiling there will be ugly spots. In addition, and the consumption of paint without the preliminary application of putty will be significantly greater.

Try to maximize the processsmooth, even surface, otherwise, even the smallest flaws will become very noticeable when staining. Pay special attention to the seams and screw-in points.


How to paint drywall? The key importance in this matter will be the premises itself, its purpose, features. Therefore, the choice of paint in each case will be different.

Most often the most successful option iswater-based paint. You can choose both matte and glossy. For rooms with high humidity (bathroom, kitchen, bathroom, etc.), you can choose special formulations that tolerate such conditions.

The shade of the composition will be of great importance. To pick it up is often not so easy, especially if you take into account that after painting the original color of the paint will change. So if you are not sure about your skills, then it's better to ask the store's experts where you will buy materials, or use special devices.

Some are wondering whether the drywall is paintingacrylic. And the answer here will be positive. Acrylic colors are also sold in glossy and matte finish and have excellent water resistance properties.


Depending on which product will be more convenient for you and effective for performing work, you can choose brushes, a roller or an atomizer to apply the paint.

For coloring the perimeter of the surface and smalluse the brush (start with it every new paint layer). Next, take the roller or spray. If any areas are painted badly, wait until the surface dries up and then correct the defects. If there was too much paint somewhere, then also wait for the composition to dry, then remove the excess with sandpaper and tint.

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