diy.ie
diy.ie
Home
About Us
Contact Us
Advertise
Hints & Tips
 | 
Ask The Doctor
 | 
Competitions
 | 
Newsletter
 | 
Links


House hard to heat?
Suffer from Mould, Mildew or bad condensation?
Suffer from Rust, Corrosion?
for all your DIY needs!
Hints and Tips
Safety Tips Painting
Although painting is one of the most common tasks carried out by DIY-ers, caution is required when working with all types of painting material. Listed below are some basic guidelines for painting safely:

Always work in a well-ventilated area. Open all doors and windows, and turn any exhaust fans. Also keep all types of pets out of freshly painted rooms.

A 97 Thinners

If you cannot ventilate the area well enough to get rid of fumes, wear a respirator approved for such use.

Wear a dust mask and safety goggles when sanding to keep yourself from breathing in dust particles and to protect your eyes.

Wear safety goggles, gloves, and a respirator when you are using any chemical strippers, caustic cleaning compounds, or other strong solvents.

C 123 corrosive



Use dust sheet to protect the floor area. Avoid using any type of plastic sheeting as plastic can be slippery under foot.

Never ever store paint products near a flame or heat source. Avoid smoking while painting or using thinner.

Inspect ladders for sturdiness. Make sure that all four legs rest squarely on the floor and that all cross braces are locked in place. Never lean away from a ladder; get off and move it if you cannot reach a spot easily.

Clean up promptly after painting, and properly dispose of soiled materials. Do not leave used rags to dry in areas accessible to children or pets.

More Info

For more information on this topic please return to tips categories and select from the sub-category menu.

We hope you find this information both helpful and educational with regard to DIY safety.

Thank you for your visit today we are constantly adding and updating our material so please visit with us again.
News
Hints & Tips
>>
>>
>>
Competitions


Need a Plumber? Find them fast with www.bustpipe.com


Greencarehome.com - First choice in the green marketplace
Hints & Tips
 | 
Ask The Doctor
 | 
Newsletter
 | 
Links