Harris Seriously Good No Loss Paint Brushes for Walls and Ceilings, 5 Brush Pack, 0.5" 1" 1.5" 2"
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When you’re shopping for the best paintbrush to cut in ceilings, there are a few things you should look for in your chosen brush(es). These are the things you should pay attention to: Paintbrushes are the way to go when cutting in your ceilings, as they allow for the tightest control. This is critical when you’re working with limited space. However, you’re still going to want to make sure you’re using the right brush for the job. You’re better to use either a roller brush or a spray gun when painting the main surface of your ceiling. While both options have some differences, you can’t go wrong with either. They’ll both help you paint more in less time, get a smooth finish, and stay safe while painting. Best way to paint ceilings: rollers or spray
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If you’re cutting in your ceiling yourself for the first time, it’s normal to feel anxious about how it will turn out. To make sure your ceiling looks its best, here are some tips for keeping your ceiling free of marks and lines: Cutting in’ is the art of painting a straight line, on a ceiling or wall to separate two colours with just a paintbrush.Use the right amount of paint – Start by only dipping your brush halfway into the paint, and avoid reloading your paint unnecessarily by pushing the paint you’ve already applied. This will help you create a smooth surface and avoid unwanted blotches of paint being left over.
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Get a stiff brush and brush the ceiling to get rid of any debris and dirt. You can use a clean broom here so you don’t have to get up a ladder. Working in small sections, apply the paint with your roller working in a gentle zig-zag formation slightly overlapping the previous stroke with each movement. Don't push too hard or you will end up with obvious lines in the paintwork.Size – You’ll want a length that is small enough to help you maintain control, but not so small that it’s inefficient. We recommend a brush between 2 and 3 inches long, depending on your project. Slowly move the brush up to the edge in a semi-circular motion. Follow the line (hand as steady as possible) until the paint starts to break (not cover fully). Repeat.