Painting the walls in the bathroom with paint is still relevant. Painting is widely widespread in the joint ensemble with tile and mosaic tiles, plastic, particle board. Everything depends on the fantasy of the hosts. But before you paint the walls, you should take into account all the characteristic nuances that can arise when painting in the bathroom.
The easiest way to finish the bath is painting.
Judging by European trends in the design and decoration of houses, the coloring of the premises is in its second birth. The latest fashionable touches of the interior of the bathrooms are just facing the paint. Just because it is:
- an economical option;
- moisture-proof and qualitative result;
- the impulse of creative fantasies;
- practicality and simplicity in further operation;
- the possibility of an early change of the interior of the walls.
Walls in the bathroom should be painted with paints designed for interior finishing work. It should be noted that in these rooms there are plots that are exposed to direct water ingress. Therefore, for these purposes, those types of paints that match the requirements of moisture resistance are selected. This emulsion latex and acrylic paints on a mineral basis. Their difference, in addition to resistance to a large accumulation of moisture in the premises, in very rapid drying on surfaces, in durability and environmental friendliness. Do not have a pungent smell and perfectly fit on the pre-prepared walls in the bathroom. Acrylic paint is also good to paint because its composition is endowed with antibacterial substances, which is important for rooms where moisture and mold can accumulate.
Process of preparation
Aesthetic appearance of the surfaces begins to be given with the cleaning of the old paint layer. Then it is necessary to put a layer of putty. It also has to be waterproof. In this case, the ideal option will be the use of a latex disperse aqueous emulsion. The layer of putty should be placed on the walls in the bathroom from the bottom up, working through all the surface irregularities.
Tools for painting the bathroom.
Experts advise this process to be done in two layers. The first is superimposed thicker, it is he who will hide all the defects. The next layer will grind and fix the previous one. Puttying layer should be allowed to dry for 24 hours. The shpaklevku itself can be primed with a waterproofing compound. Let it dry for 24 hours and then start painting the walls.
Staining is recommended to be done carefully, only by lightly pressing on the brush. The walls in the bathroom are mostly painted with two layers. The convenience of using acrylic paints on a water-based basis is that they can be applied one after another without completely drying out.
For the complete processing and painting the following materials are used:
- Cushions and brushes of different sizes;
- container (bath) for paint;
- puttying composition;
- paint selected shade.
To paint the walls in the bathroom, the brushes must be chosen with a short nap. Short bristles are ideal for painting flat surfaces. The ceiling is prudently glued with paint tape at the joints with the walls, so that during painting it is not dirty with paint.
The walls in the bathroom are painted with the knowledge of one secret.
In order to achieve the full effect of a neat, smoothly dyed surface, the first coat of paint should be applied with horizontal strokes.
The second layer is already applying strokes vertically. If everything is done differently, there will be a visual impression that the bathroom was not painted at all.