Painting Wood Steps
Preparation of the stairs before painting 1.
Painting wood steps. Take your time to prepare the wood for painting. These two toned white and brown stairs from in my own style are proof that painted stairs work in any home. Scrape off flaking paint. Remove any old paint from the wood as necessary.
Applying the stain and finish stain the wood before painting as its far easier to clean paint off of the wood finish than vice versa. If you re going to be refinishing a surface that s been painted previously it will first. Then after a few seconds wipe off. You should do two coats for even and defined.
A fresh coat of paint can transform your staircase without a lot of money. Wipe off any dust then start on your top coat. Open the paint can and stir the paint thoroughly with a stir stick. Sand down the edges of bare spots.
If you live in a location where mold and mildew. After scraping you ll notice that the remaining paint forms a ridge around the. Fill all dings and deep. If the wood you want to paint has paint already on it you may have.
Apply the stain by spreading with a brush applicator and let it saturate the wood. This is probably the most overlooked part of painting wood and in. Paint the stairs with your primer first. Cover the floor the floor that is not to be painted with tape and large paper covering from a paper roll.
How to paint basement wooden steps 1. Prepare new or bare wood steps by sanding them lightly. Blogger diane ripped out old carpet and refreshed her hardwood stairs with a little paint and wood stain for less than 25. Painted stairs don t have to be bold.
Preparing the surface to accept fresh paint 1. This will give the floor paint something to adhere to and stop the paint from just soaking into the wood. Preparing wood for painting 1. Wear a dust mask to keep from inhaling particles and.
Allow the primer to dry then give it a quick sand with a fine sandpaper to smooth it down.