People just love colors, vibrant colors like yellow can lighten up our mood, that is why we often see restaurants and food chains that has yellow in their color motif, especially in their business establishments.
Unpainted concrete is dull and boring to look at. Colorful walls can relieve stress and even lighten up our mood. That is the main reason why people really need to color their houses walls if they really want to have a happy and healthy stay inside their houses.
Having a paint job for the interior of your house can be very costly, especially when you hire professionals Concrete paint to mix and match colors for you. But if you want to spend less in putting up colors in your house ceiling, floors and walls, you can opt to do the job yourself.
Painting your own home is not that hard to do, though it can be a very time and effort demanding work, learning the basic is enough to have a decent painted house. Here are some tips you can do to jump start your way in choosing paint colors and painting your home.
Concrete is harder to paint than dry walls, before you actually start brushing your ceiling and walls, you need to do a thorough cleaning on the surface you want to be painted. This is very important, as foreign materials like dust, stains, grease etc., can stick permanently to the surface when not removed. This can be very ugly to look at.
Then after a thorough cleaning, make sure that the surface you want to pain is 100% dry and leak free. You can try taping pieces of plastics to the concrete to make sure the air is tight inside the room. Leave your tapes overnight, the next day check if there is any condensation formed. If you see some condensation, this means your concrete is not properly sealed, and there are still some leaks on the surface. Apply sealers on the leaked surface to cover the leaks.