How Do You Use A Spray Paint Gun?
Using a spray-paint gun results in a flawless finish, free from brush strokes or roller marks. Spray custom woodwork as well as small items, such as baseboards or decorative moldings to reach nooks and crannies. Use of a spray-paint gun, however, requires additional preparation to protect surroundings from overspray. Begin by preparing the surface and surrounding area around which you will be painting. It’s imperative that the area is draft-free in order to control the fine mist of the spray paint. Drape adjacent furniture and appliances with thin plastic sheeting and secure with masking tape. Overspray is inevitable, so preparation is essential. An inexpensive spray gun is fine for small craft projects, but if you’re tackling an entire home, a commercial paint spray rig is your best bet. Check out a spray gun guide before making a purchase. (See resources) Paint that feeds through a spray gun is often much thinner than paint in the can. Thin the paint with paint thinner, mineral spiri