Wall painting near stairs. Ive said it before and ill say it again one room at a time is for suckers. Click the links below to see inside dustins toolbox. I enlisted the help of my husband for this step by step tutorial on how to paint high walls on stairs but i promise that if you are just a smidge braver than i am it really isnt that hard. The stair is a key part of your home that you will use to connect your room so you have to make sure it looks good enough.
The ceiling and walls over your staircase are the most awkward surfaces to paint in your home not to mention the most potentially dangerous. But with this little gadget i was able to cut in without needing a ladder or tape. Then i used the edger to cut in the top edge of the. My biggest holdup with painting the stairs was that it was too high we dont have a stair ladder and i wouldnt be able to tape off or cut in.
Set an extension ladder on one of the lower steps and lean the top against the wall opposite the top of the stairs. Painting the upper reaches of a stairwell can be a difficult chore. Painting a ceiling can be challenging even for an experienced painter. If you have wooden stairs a painted finish can give you a nice clean old fashioned look.
Painting your stairs looks simple but quite trickyif you are planning to do it by yourself make sure you know the steps and have those tidiness skill. The job becomes especially difficult when painting over a staircase where you cant easily set up a ladder to reach the ceiling. Im not too afraid to tackle nearly any diy project but painting a steep stairwell is not for me or my weak stomach. Its usually fairly high and theres no good place to set the ladder.
At least thats how i justify skipping around from project to project like i do. Place a small stepladder six. Whether youve just removed an old carpet or youre just refreshing an old paint job our guide below has everything you need to know. I taped off the baseboards and door frames then cut in the bottom portion of the walls with my paintbrush.
You can do it.