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Old 07-02-2006, 09:07 PM   #1
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Spraying Or Rolling

At what point do you decide when it is best to spray or roll interior paint. What gives the best results.
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Old 07-02-2006, 09:34 PM   #2
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Re: Spraying Or Rolling

lots of factors... need more info from you... new construction? all one color? is the floors in yet? carpet or hardwood? wall size? is there furniture in the rooms?


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Old 07-23-2006, 06:09 PM   #3
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Spray anytime possible, mainly on new construction or remodels where there is no floors or ceilings. If colors are involved unless they are dark colors spray primer, brush and roll the rest. We usually spray the prime and first finish. Then the carpenters, floor coverers, electricians and every other trade do there damage and then we brush and roll the final coat.
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Re: Spraying Or Rolling

I pretty much stick to only spraying new construction or complete remodels. Usually when I walk into a house and its got a good and open floorplan with limited windows I'll always spray. I spray a full prime, spray finish the ceilings, spray finish the trim, then cut and roll 1-2 coats on the walls depending on the need.

PS- If there are a bunch of minor imperfections, I usually scratch the spraying and cut and roll everthing with a high build primer. Oil usually gives the best results on trim and doors, when sprayed, but thats somewhat personal experience.

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spray when you want to save time and cover alot of sqft, and roll when you want to have a high quality job... but it all depends.
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