Paint stairs. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Our stairwell leading to the basement has been in need of a makeover since we moved into thetrailhousereno two years ago. This is a great idea for houses with small children because they have a reminder every time they use the stairs. You can also alternate between 2 or 3 colors that match your basement decor.
Stencil a number onto the front of the stair so that you can see all the numbers when you stand at the bottom. This post has been sponsored kilz. Paint stairs with perfect results by looking at how our painter works step by step. Paint your base coats.
Ive always said a coat of paint can go a long way and boy does this prove me right. How to paint stairs and prove rachel right. Paint the stairs in your house to make the hum drum trip between floors a journey worth remembering. A list of all tools used in the video is available here.
Satin will blend well with the satin treads. We painted two base coats of the behr ultra white porch patio paint on the stairs risers and treads using a combination of a roller and brushnot really any different in terms of suppliestechnique than any other paint job youd take on. If you have wooden stairs a painted finish can give you a nice clean old fashioned look. Paint the front of the stair and the top in a single color.
Paint 2 coats with a high quality enamel trim paint. Whether youve just removed an old carpet or youre just refreshing an old paint job our guide below has everything you need to know. Spruce up your staircase with this handy how to. The color is up to you but you should pick an off white that matches other trim in your house or you can make a statement with a darker color as well.
Paint the stair tops.