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How to Paint a Floor

Who needs a rug when a SMART Edge Roller adds dramatic design to a boring floor.

DIFFICULTY: Easy

Overview

Brighten a dingy and dark floor with a fresh color and easy country pattern.

1

Roll floor in base color

Load the Wagner SMART Roller with the tan paint. Roll the plank floor with the roller, beginning in a far corner of the room. Paint the surface until completely covered. Let the floor dry overnight and repeat with a second coat. Let dry thoroughly.

Painting a Floor with the SMART Roller
2

Tape stencil to floor and paint with accent color

Tape the stencil to the floor using a low tack painter's tape. Load the Wagner SMART Edge Roller with red paint. With the stencil held down, roll over with paint.

Painting Stencils on floor
3

Remove stencil

Carefully remove the stencil revealing the design underneath and then let dry thoroughly.

Removing Floor Stencil
4

Repeat

Repeat in a random pattern until you achieve the desired effect.

Remove Stencil
5

Marvel at your work

And just like that, you have created a fresh, updated look for those dingy floors.

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Products Used

Materials

Stencil of your choice

Painter's tape

1 gallon tan floor paint in a semi-gloss finish

1 quart red floor paint in a semi-gloss finish

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