You want to paint like a professional house painting contractor Goodna. Choosing the right paint brush and paint roller is a good way to start your house painting project. Paintbrush and paint rollers come in various covers. It is important to know the right tool for your paint job to get the best result for your project and make your paint stroke go smoothly.
How to know which one is right for your project?
Rollers – This is good for larger surface areas and can be easily attached to an extension pole for longer reach. There are also different kinds of rollers for smaller, tighter or difficult to reach areas. Here are some reminders when choosing the thickness of your roller cover
A shorter roller cover, like ¼ inch or 3/8 inch, will bring out the best paint finish for smooth or slightly textured surfaces.
A heavier roller cover of ½ inch thick or more is preferred when applying thicker paint or heavier coating. It is also the best tool to use for porous surfaces like masonry, stucco, stippled ceiling or surfaces with lots of nooks and crannies. Thicker roller cover holds more paint and spreads more evenly and reach deeper into these kinds of surfaces.
Paint Brushes – A Good tool to use for detailed work along the edges, seams, corners and trims. A high-quality brush brings better-looking finish with less effort. It holds more paint and can evenly apply paint.
Paint brushes come in different sizes, shapes and bristles. Each one is designed for a certain type of paint and project. Nylon, polyester or nylon polyester combined bristle brush blends well with latex paint. Natural bristle brush works well for applying oil-based paints and oil-based finishes like varnish, shellac and polyurethane.
2 and 2½ wide brushes are perfect for covering trim. Angled bristles make it easier to cover corners and edges. Straight bristles work well for applying paint on large flat areas.
As you can see, choosing the right roller cover and paintbrush is really important in your project.