What should I use to paint trim?
- Painter's tape.
- Sherwin-Williams interior primer such as Premium Wall and Wood Primer.
- Sherwin-Williams interior latex paint (semi-gloss or high-gloss finish)
- One damp sponge.
- Tack cloth.
- Sandpaper (120-grit, 100-grit and 80-grit)
- Spackling or putty knife.
Hereof, what paint do I use for trim?
Trim/baseboards – Use a semi-gloss, which offers a bit of sheen and is easy to clean. Living room or bedroom – A satin or eggshell paint flatters these areas. Ceiling – Use flat paint to reduce light glare and hide imperfections.
Furthermore, what is the easiest way to paint trim? Paint the Trim First, Then the Ceilings and Walls Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That's because it's easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls.
Keeping this in view, what do you paint baseboards with?
A semi-gloss or high-gloss paint is usually the best choice for baseboards.
Do you take Trim off when painting?
If you paint your trim outdoors, you'll have to remove it from your house, which takes a bit of time. However, you'll generally end up with better, cleaner results and you won't have to be bending over while you work. If you paint your trim indoors, you don't have to take extra time to remove it from the walls.