Many people at the mere mention of repair clutching his head.Well, still, after all how much time, effort and money should be invested in this event as the nerves to spend.But often have nowhere to go - no matter how mean was the previous repair, but keep house in "svezheotremontirovannom" state for a long time did not succeed.However, experienced owners always find a way to do everything, not only good, but also economically.For example, do most of the work with their hands - there certainly will be sure of the quality.Besides, you can always use the recipes of our parents, and then the economy will become even more significant.This is read as whitewash the ceiling - it can be made personally, the work is not the most difficult, and the materials are readily available to anyone.
- Whitewashing - an old friend of the furrow does not spoil
- Whitewashing the ceiling - the main milestones
- How to whitewash the ceiling without much cleaning
- Preparatory work with the ceiling
- How to whitewash the ceiling with his hands
Whitewashing - oldeach furrow not spoil
About whitewash know everything - even our grandfathers and great grandfathers used a simple way to give clarity and attractiveness of their homes.It is used now, not so rare.Indeed, many have more confidence in the experience of their ancestors than the newfangled chemical methods.And the question - whether to trust what?- Not even worth it.
For example, several benefits are still having an impact on our minds, though they are mostly to the lime wash:
- whitewash - an environmentally friendly material, without harming any home, any person
- limehas quite tangible disinfectant properties
- due to small pores formed in the correct application whitewashing, the coating becomes moisture-resistant (water trapped in a layer of whitewash through the pores in the high humidity, in a dry atmosphere through them and evaporates, leaving our ceiling clean and dry)
- with careful observance of the formulation mortar dried whitewash becomes sufficiently strong outer layer (which is a kind of film), abrasion resistant
- duration of preservation of whiteness whitewashed ceiling varies from 2 to 4 years (for areas with the most polluting, for example,kitchen), and update (if the original whitewash caused by all the rules) is done quickly and inexpensively
- calculations on "how much is to whitewash the ceiling," will please any person who will repair saga
It would seem not soa lot of advantages, especially as cleanliness whitewashed ceiling is not too durable.And just think - how durable alternative treatment?What when applied vodoemulsionku or other paints, stickers wallpaper or device suspended ceilings, pristine whiteness will persist until the end of your life?You know the answer to this question.Therefore, the choice in favor of whitewash still relevant.
And for those who strongly experiences for repairs, check out the video - just become easier.
Whitewashing the ceiling - the main milestones
choice is made, the Rubicon has been crossed, ready to work.And about how to properly whitewash the ceiling, known to many.Still, let's go through the steps of bringing the ceiling to the purity and renewal.
So, the general scheme works is simple and clear:
- protect the premises from our repair
- prepare ceiling to whitewash
- remove the effects
- enjoy clean whitewashed ceiling
nothing, right?Let's talk about everything in detail.
How to whitewash the ceiling without much cleaning
Before cleaning the ceiling under the whitewash, you should carefully protect the walls, floors and furniture, or later have long mudohatsya by washing all of the whitewash.Most often used for this conventional polyethylene film.If you do not have a large piece, you take a few small (you can just buy a large garbage bags and cut to get one panel) and fastened them together with adhesive tape.Try to cover the entire surface of the film, you will not whiten, without gaps (this is just a whitewash in the gap loves to leak, so much so that it becomes not clear whether all the protective film).
excess furniture out of the room (kitchen or hallway) to make better, leave only one that will be used for more convenient work with the ceiling.And better to leave the furniture, which is easily washed off, or it is also zamatyvaem in several layers of the film, reinforced with tape - for us at her feet to walk, and that to do so under the cover of our shoes are not razlezlos, let all our efforts come to nothing.
Preparatory work with the ceiling
For all closed film, proceed to the pre-treatment of the ceiling.And then the first thing you need to decide whether we re-whitewash after a short period or are preparing to thorough (capital) update the ceiling.
Carefully inspect your ceiling - if the surface is still smooth, without cracks and strongly expressed spots of different origin, then we only need to remove the top layer of the previous whitewash, which was dusty and in need of replacement.This can be done, or a whisk (to make it smaller dust) with a vacuum cleaner.In the case where all the whitewash has darkened, it completely cleans up the plaster.The most convenient way to a clean - moisten the old whitewash (roller, brush or spray), soshkryabat its base layer with a spatula, and wash away the remnants of the usual foam sponge (sponge better fit the so-called "rubber" foam).During the act carefully - a layer of plaster must remain whole and even, because we do not need a ceiling in a dimple or a strip.
Important: When the dirty work required to Protect the eyes and the respiratory tract of fine particles - Wear a dust mask (gauze) and safety goggles to protect your hands from dirt, use gloves
Before the whitewashing the whole ceiling gruntuemthe composition that is most suitable for whitewashing (primer for chalk or lime mixture apply different).Primer will provide greater water resistance of plaster, which is why consumption of white will be much less.
more detail the process of cleaning and priming the ceiling is shown in the video material.
But if you showed up at the ceiling cracks and crevices, then it is necessary to remove all defects and plaster ceiling zashpatlevat, taped at the seams and the biggest cracks serpyanka (underneath the putty holding much stronger, not rastreskivayas times).Then again ceiling plasterers, shpaklyuem and grind with sandpaper or a diamond mesh to complete the alignment - the smoother the base, the easier and perfect finish.
work on plaster and putty surfaces are shown on the video - and you can see and learn.
How to whitewash the ceiling with his hands
ceiling ready for the main stage - whitewash.In fact, for the repair you can hire a couple of artists (or even one), but to do it all yourself is not difficult, even our parents did it with his own, and we are not worse.Therefore, dressed simply, pinned protection against dust and dripping, took a container of whitewash and a tool in the hands - and forward, to work for the good of your own apartment (well, or at home).
main production tool in the whitewash brush our parents thought (and what to do something, the other was not), but rovnenko apply whitewash brush - not an easy job.So much easier to whitewash the ceiling roll, you can even put it on a long handle so as not to jump on the table and chairs and some mountain animals.
Important: When whitewashing the ceiling with a roller follow the direction - the first layer of whitewash applied parallel to the wall, which is a window, the last layer of whitewash should be applied perpendicular to the - along the light rays incident from the window.
There is also a simple way in which the whitewash lies exactly even the most inexperienced artists.This application whiting by spray.Our parents, for example, a can of spray device is connected to a vacuum cleaner (to the port from which air is blown out - this is for those who are not strong in technology).And we have at hand is a set of portable units for spraying liquids.Such a device can be rented, but if you're going to stick to the repair of the same rules as now, then why not buy a apparatik.In any case, useful - for the next whitewash the ceiling, or spray the plants in the country.And in general, with the help of such a device can be easily answered by one of the most pressing issues of repair - "how fast whitewash the ceiling?"
Want to see how to whitewash the ceiling?Videos - whitewash surfaces by spray to a long handle.
Once we decided on the instruments of whitewash, is to voice a few general rules:
- whitewash applied in several layers - from two to four, so we get a really uniform staining
- each subsequent layer of whitewash appliedon a dry surface (ie, you should wait for drying of the previous layer)
- most durable and long lasting will whitewash, dried naturally - without artificial heat sources, drafts and direct sunlight (at uneven warming of whitewashing can go bubbles and cracks, and after eachHe knows that the most important repair - so no bubbles)
- in any case do not apply the chalk whitewash on lime, otherwise your ceiling is beautifully decorated with spots and stains
- optionally in white, you can add various pigments to give your ceiling colorshade:
- for snowy white with a slight bluish tinge is added bluing (ultramarine)
- to greenish hues of different saturation - the crown or chrome greens
- cream shades obtained by adding burnt sienna or umber
- ivory color - ocher or reddish
- pink shades give minium
- gray tones - black paint bone
- White can be purchased ready-made, although easier to cook, most importantly - carefully follow the recommendations of the formulation
Well, that's all, now any girl to understand how the mostwhitewash the ceiling, and if the cause will take the whole family, the fast and high quality results are guaranteed.Successful repair and clean ceiling!