Painting job is easy but doing the same on the stairs is a bit tricky and risky job to do. But there is wall above and near the staircase and that also gets to be painted as the stairs nearby the walls also add a great look to your house as whole. So the article will discuss and give a clear safe idea on how to do this risky job with ease and safety. And yes the job will be done by you without the help of any expert or professional but you will end up doing the job like a pro. While working on such place extreme caution is advised.
Before starting work on the walls of the/ nearby the staircase the first thing is to cover the nearby floors, furniture, stair handles, stairs, etc. doing this saves your time afterwards and also saves your things from getting destroyed during the paint job. Try using papers for covering as if you use cloth and during the painting process if you place your ladder or scaffolds over the cloth you are on the risk of slipping and doing serious damage to yourself and the fun of painting job can be a nightmare for you.
As always cleaning of the walls or the surface you want to paint must be your first priority as it adds up life, quality and uniformity to your paint job.
After cleaning choose good quality paint for the walls and also arrange the tools required for the job. You may also add primer or use sanding for damaged parts of the wall so that the painting is done uniformly.
For painting the high walls above the stairs or the areas that are unreachable you can use brush attached to an extension pole as it will ensure great safety at the same time you can easily reach the far away corners and areas and paint them easily. But while using extension poles keep in mind that your face should not be just below the brush or the spills or drops can directly fall on your face or eyes which may cause serious complications.
You can also use ladders it may be a bit risky but sometimes ladder do the job real good. While painting opposite to the stairs you can fix the ladder to stairs and the wall above the staircase. To save the walls from getting damaged by the ladders you may use foam pads and remember not to place your ladder on any cloth or you may be at the risk of slipping.
It is the best and safest possible thing you can do, by using a baker’s scaffold you can adjust the height of the scaffold as baker’s scaffold comes with different points where you can adjust it. After adjusting the scaffold to the desired height you may easily get on it also take your tools and paint can, place them over it and then easily and safely do your work. You can easily carry, move and place the scaffolds anywhere.
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