• Remove curtains, mirrors, pictures, rugs and ornaments from the room.
  • Remove as much furniture as possible and cover remaining furniture with dust sheets.
  • Wrap plastic around light fixtures and use masking tape to cover any hardware you can not move.
  • Open windows to ensure good ventilation and to speed up the drying process.
  • Wear suitable protective clothing.
  • If painting ceilings make sure windows are covered up.
  • Keep small children and pets out of room while painting.
  • Any paint splashed on the skin should be washed off immediately with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner.