How Do I Avoid Roller Marks While Painting?


Quick Answer

To avoid roller marks while painting, use high-quality rollers, start with well-mixed paint, load the roller fully and avoid pressing too hard. Painting requires practice to master without leaving roller marks.

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Always start with high-quality tools and materials. This prevents roller marks and visible edges.

  1. Prepare the roller
  2. Mix the paint thoroughly before painting, then load the roller completely before starting a stroke. If only part of the roller is loaded, roller marks will appear on the walls.

  3. Paint gently
  4. Roller marks are common when the roller is pressed too hard against the wall. If roller marks appear, return to the same area with a gentler hand to smooth it out.

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