Advice 1: How to paint foam

As a lightweight plastic material and foam has been widely used not only in construction – it was appreciated by those who are engaged in various kinds of crafts. In its natural form, the foam is of white color and in order to fully adapt to the decor of the room, its enough to paint. And any artwork can paint according to your taste even a toddler.
How to paint foam
Instruction
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If the foam is inside the room, paint it with any paint, water-based (e.g., latex). To do this, buy in the hardware store paint the desired color and brush set.
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Check that the surface was dust. If necessary, clean it with a dry cloth.
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Apply a layer of paint on the surface of the foam by moving the brush in one direction to avoid divorce. Leave it for a while, that coat of paint has dried up. Repeat the procedure, causing another layer of paint. If necessary, you can apply a third layer.
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For the artistic coloring of the foam surface, you will need a set of gouache paints and a set of art brushes. For the basics you will need latex paint, which will serve as the basis for painting.
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Prepare the surface for patterning. To do this, paint the surface with a layer of latex paint base color and let the paint several hours to dry.
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Using a simple pencil and apply the liner of the future drawing on the surface of the foam, using a template, or draw free-hand if the template is not used.
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Brushes apply the gouache to the surface of the foam in accordance with the printed pattern. Allow the product to dry well. If necessary, repeat the procedure.
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To be applied on a foam exterior paints (if the product is outside the room), apply a first protective layer of plaster to avoid dissolving the foam under the paint.
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Plaster apply a thin layer on the entire surface of the product and gently spread over the entire area. Wait until the plaster dries, then prosopalgia.
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Instead of plaster you can use "liquid glass" that is applied in a thin layer on the surface of the foam. In this case, the putty surface is not necessary.
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On the prepared surface, apply exterior paint with a brush, moving her in the same plane. After the paint is dry, repeat 2-3 times depending on the need.
Useful advice
1. Try to prevent drafts and indoors until completely dry paint on the surface.

2. Do not forget that gouache is a water - soluble paint. Therefore, if contaminated, wipe the painted surface with a dry cloth.

Advice 2: How to paint plaster

One of the most common methods of applying decorative coatings on the outer walls and inner walls is painting. To paint the walls directly on their surface, and pre-applied plaster. Technology features painting walls depend primarily on the material from which made the wall.
How to paint plaster
You will need
  • - paint for the walls;
  • - paint brush;
  • - floats for grout and grinding;
  • - spatula;
  • - roller;
  • - metal brush;
  • - capacity under the paint (bucket);
  • - step ladder.
Instruction
1
Before you paint the exterior walls of the building, please rate the quality of their coverage. Quite often the new colored plaster has an attractive appearance even without staining, so you may decide to wait with the painting until, while plaster will not lose its original appearance. The advantage of the plastered surface that is highly resistant to weathering and atmospheric precipitation.
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If you decided to paint the walls before you begin to paint, prepare a plastered surface. Seal the cracks if necessary. Defective places podmate putty. Perform a smoothing of the walls, using a special brush for grout plaster. Make sure that the plaster is firmly connected with the wall and can't flake off.
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In the preparation of walls for plaster adhesive plaster, apply wooden or rubber spatula, for oil and varnish putty, use a metal spatula. A liquid composition apply swing a brush, smoothing out the putty in opposite directions.
4
After solidification of the filler Polish the wall with sandpaper. Before painting plaster glue paints be sure to treat the surface of the water primer. Remember that the quality of surface preparation will depend largely on the longevity of the applied paint.
5
Heed to the choice of colors. Fresh plaster can have an excess of alkali, so use a paint-based solvent is not recommended. Using organic soluble dyes, keep in mind that fresh plaster should first be completely dry, after which it should protect the synthetic primer.
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Staining of plaster make a wide swing a brush, carefully and without any gaps processing the entire wall surface. After drying of the first coat of paint is apply a second coat. If the paint in the process thickens, use it for mixing drill with a special nozzle of bent wire. Painted walls will look; if necessary, correct any defects (stains, gaps, etc.).

Advice 3: How to apply exterior paint

The facade of any building is constantly exposed to atmospheric precipitation, rain, snow and withstands high and low temperatures, ultraviolet radiation, so the paint, which is applied to the exterior should be as stable as possible. The market of paint products offers a sustainable facade for the exterior. The methods of their application depend on the brand of paint.
How to apply exterior paint
You will need
  • brush;
  • - roller;
  • - spray gun;
  • - solvent;
  • - white spirit;
  • - spatula;
  • - linseed oil;
  • - primer.
Instruction
1
Before applying any paint prepare surface. If the facade has been previously painted, remove any old paint by using a sander or chemical paint removers. If necessary, levelling of the surface, apply putty. Give it time to dry. Cover the entire surface of the facade with linseed oil or primer.
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If you are going to put on the external part of the façade water-dispersion paintbased on polymeric binders, preservatives, plasticizers, and thickeners and anti-corrosion additives, apply it using a large paintbrush or roller. The paint has a dense structure, so to apply it using the gun impossible. Any water-dispersion paint you can put on a dry surface or wetted to reduce paint consumption.
3
The facade of enamel presented in the sphere of trade in a wide range, oil, alkyd, epoxy, polyacrylic, silicone. Any enamel you can apply using spray gun. If the paint is very thick, dilute it to desired consistency with a solvent or white spirit.
4
Oil paints applied on wood facades. Paint can be produced in two forms – ready-to-use and heavy-bodied paste-like. With the help of paste of paint you can carry out restoration work. Seal with a spatula all the irregularities on the surface and then dilute the paint with solvent 646 to desired thickness and apply with a brush, roller or spray gun on the facade.
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Silicate paint was applied on the degreased completely cleaned of old paint surface. These types of paint can be applied on façade only in warm dry weather. After drying, the facade will be protected from exposure of atmospheric precipitation and UV radiation.
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Silicone facade paint was applied on the surface using a brush or roller, since the paint is sufficiently viscous composition, which protects the surface for several years. All silicone paints are made based on the resins form a film surface tension so applied to the putty or plaster surface.
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