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What Goes Into House Painting

When it comes to painting the interior of a home, there’s more to it than just adding a fresh coat of paint. As a matter of fact, painting the house is only half the battle. The other half of it is preparation.

Careful preparation is essential to a good paint job. Preparation includes cleaning the target surface, removing things such as fixtures and switch plates, so you don’t get paint on them. There’s also the task of applying painter’s tape to help cover surfaces that you don’t want to get painted.

When it comes to applying painter’s tape, there are techniques that professionals use to help apply the tape faster and more effectively so that they can get started on the job sooner and make fewer mistakes. Choosing the right painter’s tape for the job is essential and is a part of good preparation as no single type of painter’s tape will work in every circumstance.

You will also have to move furniture out and cover your floors with tarps or other materials to ensure not a single drop gets on them. Imagine having expensive furniture or furniture that holds some sentimental value and ruining it with paint droplets.

Another part of the preparation process is finding the right paint. Different areas of the house have different microclimates. The conditions in the kitchen are not the same in the bathroom, and the conditions in the basement are not the same as the bedroom. There are different types of paint that adhere to the different room conditions and surfaces. So before you start painting, not only do you want to find the right color, but you will also need to find the right type of paint.

Preparation can be a lot of work. To help save time and avoid costly mistakes, homeowners depend on professional house painters to do the job.

If you are located in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area and are in need of new paint for your home, contact JT PAINT & DESIGN. Here at JT PAINT & DESIGN, we have worked with general contractors, builders and designers with equal success since 1989. With our team on the job, you can feel confident your job is being accomplished with quality and efficiency in mind.


JT PAINT & DESIGN specializes in residential and commercial painting in the greater Tulsa region. Our exterior and interior painting standards are second to none.

We have experts that specialize in cabinetry, doors, crown molding, and much more. We are trusted by the biggest, trusted by the best. Serving Tulsa, Owasso, Bartlesville, Bixby, Broken Arrow, Jenks, Collinsville, Skiatook, and more!

29 years of our founder John Thompson's experience in the field has been spent selling and applying paint and other coatings. In that time he managed several retail and commercial paint stores. John began paint contracting in 1997 and has built JT PAINT & DESIGN into one of the best performing paint contractors in Green Country.

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