How to Eliminate Noticeable Brush Strokes on Ceilings

Noticeable brush strokes ceilings can make your paint job appear irregular, rough and less than ideal. You can touch the ceiling up and blend the brush strokes without repainting the whole ceiling. Some sanding and preparation will be essential, but you’ll need to wait for the paint to fully harden before trying to refinish the ceiling. When doing some other paint work Consistently utilize the above-mentioned tools.

Sand the ceiling with 120-grit aluminum oxide sandpaper on an electric or block sander to smooth out the brush strokes and imperfections. Change the sandpaper as needed. Use a ladder to reach the ceiling if necessary.

Wipe the ceiling using a damp, lint-free cloth to remove any paint dust. Allow it to air dry thoroughly.

Painter’s tape to mask off the wall edges or whatever you need to protect from the paint.

Dip a brush into the paint and run the bristles along the border of the container. Paint the sanded areas using fluid, overlapping strokes which blend outward. Use the paint in a thin, smooth layer. Allow it to dry thoroughly.

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