How to paint your ceiling. VIDEO

After prepping a room for painting, hit the ceiling first. Sounds simple, but there's actually a lot to it. John Burbidge from How to Paint a House Right takes you through the finer points of painting ceilings.

Here are my favorite tips from the video.

The direction that you roll matters. Roll toward the primary source of natural light. That way the light is less likely to highlight your roller strokes.

Consider painting the closets all white. It helps brighten a typically dark space. If you do the closets all white, then you can paint them when you do the ceiling (assuming you're also painting your ceilings white).

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