Your ceilings can sometimes be overlooked, but with a refreshing colour and a flawless finish you’ll give people a reason to look up and admire your handy work. Discover how to paint your ceiling so it’s perfectly smooth.
High-quality synthetic paint brush
Medium nap synthetic roller (10-18mm)
The nap length of a roller refers to the thickness of the roller cover. Less than 10mm nap length won’t deliver enough paint, and can make it look uneven. Most ceilings need a 10-18mm nap sleeve.
is suitable for the whole home, particularly damp areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and laundries. It needs just one coat over previously painted light colours. It has a mould-resistant formula with a ten-year guarantee against mould.
Patchiness on ceilings [link to new page] means paint can look blotchy or inconsistent. It can also include streaks made by the paint roller, brush marks or stipple from an uneven roller.
A patchy ceiling can cause a space to look unfinished or messy. A smooth, well-painted ceiling gives a polished feel.
Usually a patchy ceiling needs totally repainting. Re-painting a small area can often make the patchiness more visible.
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