Welcome to Selleys' ultimate guide to interior wall painting preparation! Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or embarking on your first home improvement project, we're here to equip you with the knowledge and confidence to achieve stunning results. Painting your walls can breathe new life into any room, but the key to success lies in thorough preparation. By investing time in the pre-painting process and utilizing the right tools, you'll ensure a smooth and flawless finish that lasts for years to come.

Painting a wall is more than just slapping color onto a surface. It's a meticulous process that begins long before you pick up a paintbrush. At Selleys, we understand the importance of proper preparation, which is why we've curated a range of products designed to simplify every step of the journey. From cleaning and patching to sealing and caulking, we've got you covered.

Why should you be preparing walls before painting?

Preparing walls before you paint might not seem like the most exciting task at first, but it’s essential if you want a smooth finish that makes your paint last longer.

How To Prepare Your Walls for Painting

Get your walls ready for a fresh coat of paint with Selleys. Our guide will show you how to prepare your walls for painting and achieve a professional finish.

Repairing Holes in the Home

Fix holes in your walls, doors, and more with Selleys DIY guide. Discover the best products and techniques for repairing holes in your home.

How To Fill Gaps Around Windows

Keep your home warm and cozy with Selleys. Our guide will show you how to fill gaps around your windows and prevent drafts.

How To Fill Gaps Between Skirting Boards and Walls

Keep your home looking new with Selleys. Our guide will show you how to fill gaps between your skirting boards and walls, so they look seamless.

Before you dive into the painting process, it's crucial to create a clean and conducive work environment. Dust, dirt, and grease can compromise the adhesion of your paint, leading to uneven coverage and unsightly imperfections. Start by using Selleys Sugar Soap to thoroughly clean your walls, removing any traces of grime and ensuring a pristine surface for painting.

Once your walls are sparkling clean, it's time to address any imperfections that may detract from the final result. Whether you're dealing with minor dents, nail holes, or larger cracks, Selleys Spakfilla Rapid offers a fast and easy solution for patching and repairing damaged areas. With its quick-drying formula and smooth finish, you'll be ready to paint in no time.

But preparation doesn't stop there. To achieve a professional-looking finish, it's essential to pay attention to the details. Selleys No More Gaps Interior Multipurpose is your secret weapon for filling gaps between skirting boards, window frames, and plaster walls, creating a seamless transition between surfaces and preventing unsightly gaps from detracting from your paint job.

With the right tools and a methodical approach, interior wall painting preparation doesn't have to be daunting. Whether you're refreshing a single room or tackling a whole house makeover, Selleys is your trusted partner every step of the way. Let's roll up our sleeves and transform your space together!

Related Products

Sugar Soap Original

Selleys Original Sugar Soap is perfect for cleaning walls and surfaces in your home. Keep your home looking fresh and new with our high-quality, effective cleaner.

No More Gaps Interior Multi-Purpose

Trust Selleys for all your interior gap filling needs. Our No More Gaps Interior Multipurpose gap filler delivers a smooth finish with superior flexibility and low shrinkage.

Spakfilla Rapid

When you need to make quick repairs, trust Selleys Spakfilla Rapid to get the job done. This fast-drying formula makes small repairs a breeze, and it's easy to sand.