Don’t forget the finish (yes, there are multiple)
You might be tempted to grab some eggshell paint and call it a day, but figuring out the right finish will impact a) the room’s vibe and b) how easy the walls are to clean.
How to actually paint the room:
Most importantly, don’t paint first!
Everyone who said you should get your whole place painted before you even move in was giving you bad advice. Painting should actually be the last thing on your to-do list.
For a basic paint job, follow our step-by-step guide
We broke down the painting process into 10 easy steps so you won’t drip onto your favorite sofa or leave ugly roller marks on the walls.