Painting a room can give it new life and a fresh look and feel to your home. On the other hand, it can also completely destroy your floors. If you do not take the time for take your flooring while painting, cleaning, or doing any other task that has the potential to damage your floors, you can find yourself on the receiving end of a costly repair bill. The good news is that there are multiple options you can use protector floors.
Flooring paper is the easiest option. This is disposable paper that you can lay down on your flooring while painting that will catch any errant drops that fall to the floor. When you’re done, you can just threw the paper away or recycle it. This paper comes in multiple sizes and weights. Builders construction paper is used to protect the flooring underneath from scrapes and scratches when you are doing renovations within the room. This also protects the floor from the sawdust.
50LB protective paper is a lighter, less thick alternative to construction paper that is wider. This is one of the best options when it comes to painting, especially if you’re going to be painting the ceiling and need to cover the entire floor.
Red and brown rosin paper is similar to construction paper in that it is sick and designed for surface level protection of before underneath. White top construction paper is 50% heavier than regular rosin paper, and is used for heavy-duty jobs.
Although it might seem like a hassle to lay out the paper over your floor before you begin a major task, this simple sure can save you a lot of headache and money if you happen to make a mistake and paint spills onto the floor. The paper will protect it from harm and from stains. The best part about this type of protective covering is that it is inexpensive and easy to come by in large rolls. A single roll can be used to cover the flooring in multiple rooms.
However, when applying the paper, make sure to use tape to secure it to the floor. When you’ve finished applying the protective paper, you don’t want any of the original flooring to be visible underneath it. Make sure all of the floor is covered and you can focus on the task at hand without worrying about making an accident or not. If you do happen to drop paint or something else on the floor underneath, clean it as quickly as possible before it has time to dry and set in.