Ceiling Painting Edmonton South
Ceiling Painting in Edmonton
Often overlooked, ceilings play a vital role in setting the overall atmosphere of your home or business. Over time, they can gradually change color, taking on a yellowish hue due to exposure to sunlight, moisture, and everyday activities such as cooking and smoking. Once you notice this yellowing, it becomes impossible to ignore.
At Painters Enterprise South Edmonton, we specialize in revitalizing ceilings in all communities across Edmonton South. Whether you have a flat, popcorn, or knockdown ceiling, our skilled team is fully equipped to refresh and restore your space with exceptional ceiling painting services.
Discover the difference a freshly painted ceiling can make in brightening and transforming your surroundings!
Edmonton's Ceiling Painters
At Painters Enterprise, we bring our expertise and experience to all our painting projects, including making sure all ceilings look incredible! We approach each ceiling accordingly. For popcorn ceilings, we will utilize spray paint to achieve a flawless finish every time. If it’s a knockdown ceiling, we carefully choose between rolling or spraying, depending on what is best for your room. Spraying often allows for a quicker completion of the job.
Professional Ceiling Painters
We treat your home with the utmost care, treating it as if it were our own. Before we begin, we will thoroughly cover your walls, furniture, and floors to ensure everything remains spotless. Just a heads up – after we paint, there may be a slight paint odor in your home for a short period of time. It will usually dissipate within 24 hours.
Looking to refresh your ceiling? Contact Painters Enterprise South Edmonton today and let us help you revamp your space!
Some Helpful Tips for DIY Painters
Although we suggest hiring professionals for ceiling painting, we understand that many homeowners prefer the do-it-yourself approach. Our experienced team at Painters Enterprise has compiled these helpful tips for your flat ceiling project:
- Choose a stain-blocking Primer
- Choose Ceiling Paint
- Start by Cutting in your Edges
- For even coverage, apply in 2 direction
Choosing the best Primer for your Ceiling
Ceilings, being an integral part of any building, are susceptible to getting marked with different types of stains. Water stains, caused by leaks or seepage, are one of the most common types of stains that plague ceilings. Smoke stains, resulting from fires or smoking, are another type of stain that can mar the appearance of a ceiling. These stains not only look unsightly but can also cause health hazards by promoting the growth of mold and mildew.
To address this issue, it is important to use a high-quality primer that blocks stains. A primer acts as a base coat that prepares the surface for the final layer of paint. It helps to seal the surface, cover blemishes, and improve the adhesion of the paint. When it comes to stained ceilings, a primer that blocks stains is the best choice. Such primers contain special ingredients that effectively cover stains and odors, preventing them from seeping through the final layer of paint.
Painters Enterprise utilizes high-quality primers to effectively cover stains and odors. Our team of skilled painters have years of experience in handling different types of stains and can recommend the best primer for any given situation. They understand that simply painting over a stained ceiling will not solve the underlying problem. Hence, they take great care to prepare the surface thoroughly before applying the primer and paint.
Specialized Ceiling Paint
Ceiling paints are a specialized type of paint that is designed to cater to the unique needs of painting ceilings. They are formulated to offer slower drying times, reduced splatter, and a flat finish that makes it easier to achieve professional-looking results. These characteristics are particularly crucial for those who are new to painting and want to achieve a flawless finish on their ceilings.
One of the main reasons why ceiling paints have slower drying times is to allow for better coverage. When painting a ceiling, it can be challenging to reach all the nooks and crannies, and a fast-drying paint can dry before the paintbrush or roller has had a chance to cover the entire surface area. Slower drying times, on the other hand, give the painter ample time to ensure that every inch of the ceiling is covered.
Reduced splatter is another characteristic that makes ceiling paints stand out. When painting a ceiling, it's not uncommon for paint to splatter on the floor or furniture below. Splatter can be messy and difficult to clean up, leading to a lot of frustration for the painter. Ceiling paints are designed to reduce splatter, making the painting process less messy and more enjoyable.
Lastly, the flat finish of ceiling paints is crucial for achieving professional-looking results. Ceilings are often overlooked when it comes to home decorating, but a well-painted ceiling can make all the difference in a room's overall appearance. A flat finish gives the ceiling a smooth and even appearance, hiding any imperfections or flaws that may be present.
Cutting in Your Ceiling
To cut in, start in one corner of the room and work your way along the ceiling in small sections. Use a small brush that's easy to control, and make sure to apply a consistent amount of paint. By cutting in smaller sections at a time, you can maintain a wet edge, which helps in blending the rolled paint seamlessly.
Once you've finished cutting in, it's time to roll the paint. Use a roller with a long handle to reach the ceiling easily, and make sure to use a roller cover that's appropriate for the type of paint you're using.
Start in the corner of the room where you left off with the brush, and work your way across the ceiling in sections. As you roll the paint, make sure to apply it evenly and avoid pressing too hard. This will help to prevent drips and roller marks, which can be difficult to fix once the paint has dried. If you do notice any drips or roller marks, try to smooth them out with the roller before the paint dries.
Why apply Ceiling Paint in 2 directions?
To achieve an evenly coated surface, it is necessary to apply the paint in two different directions. Begin by painting small sections measuring around 5-6 square feet. Once you finish each section, roll the paint roller over it once more, this time at a 90-degree angle to the initial direction. This method guarantees a consistent and smooth finish, avoiding any areas that are left unpainted or with overlapping marks.
Ready to Book with Us?
We have a simple 3 step process to get started!
First, contact us so we can book an appointment to discuss your project. We want to make sure that we have a clear understanding of the scope of the project.
Secondly, after evaluating the project, we will provide you an accurate quote for our services.
And lastly, we send that quote over to you via email and you simply click “Approve” to get the project booked in!