If your Pittsburgh home has chipping paint on the interior, it can be unsightly. Fortunately, it can be repaired. At MasterBrush Painting, we’ve put together some tips on how to repair the chipped paint on your walls.
Steps for Fixing Chipped Paint
We recommend that you use plastic sheets or drop cloths to cover your floors and furniture for an easy clean-up and to protect the surfaces from paint chips and dust.
Once you’ve prepared the space, you can start scraping off any loose paint on the wall. You will then need to sand any raised or rough edges flat and then dust. Be sure that you’ve cleared away all loose paint and any dust left from sanding before moving on to the
Apply a lightweight spackle to the spots with a drywall taping knife. Allow the spackle to dry, and then sand it flat and dust. For deep repairs, you may need to use two coats. Allow the first coat to dry, then assess and see if you need another coat. You can then apply one coat of primer and then a coat of paint.
Benefits of Using a Professional for Paint Repair
There are proper wall painting techniques you need to use to ensure the repair is blended seamlessly with the current paint. To avoid splotchy or noticeable repairs, the team at MasterBrush Painting can repair your chipped paint.
We will take special care to repair your walls and will also thoroughly clean up after we finish your project. Contact us today to learn more!
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