1. Skipping the Tape
Do you have the skills to get straight lines around the woodwork, windowsills and doorframes? Grab the painter's tape and get the nice, clean edges you want.
2. Painting Without Primer
Primer gives paint a good surface to adhere to and brings out the true color of the shade you've chosen. Going without it can lead to poor results.
You took the time to fix every imperfection with patching compound. Wait. Make sure it's completely dry before you sand and prime. Otherwise, all that patching was a waste of time.
4. Paint Buildup on Pad Edge
When using edge pads around ceiling edges and corners, make sure to wipe off excess paint frequently to avoid marking the surface.
5. Brushing When You Should be Rolling
For a large interior area, a roller will do a better job in less time. Select the right nap roller for your sheen of paint and