The doors, windows, frames, cupboards, trims are all
normally made of wood, vinyl or metal. These should also
be painted while the house is being painted to give the
house a completely new look. While painting doors remember
to paint the main entry and exit doors of the house last.
So that the paint is allowed to dry without being
disturbed as the rest of the painting is complete. Here
are a few tips on how to paint doors.
the door in its frame and on its hinges.
hinges with alcohol. Coat them with rubber cement to
prevent painting. This can be peeled off after the
painting is done.
doorknobs, handles, locks etc. If they cannot be removed
painting the door from the frame. Being with the inside
bottom, the move to the header and then down the sides of
the flat door from the inner hinge edge and work your way
over the door in one direction.
a 4-inch closed- end foam roller. Combine rolling and
use the roller to deliver paint onto the door face rapidly
and consistently. Then brush the applied paint, with the
brush for a smooth finish.
paneled doors, begin working from the top left- hand panel
and work you way down the door in an orderly fashion.
Apply paint with the roller and the brush off the paint.
Work carefully and use a rag to wipe off any paint that
drips as you paint.
the paint dry completely. Sand the door gently and then
apply second coat.
the door is dry replace door fixtures and peel off rubber
cement from hinges.
protect the floor while painting slip some cardboard under
keep the door steady while painting use wood shims in the
gaps between the hinges.