1.       Check which way the wind is blowing

Your neighbors black Mercedes Benz better not be in line with the blowing wind, or it might wind up being spotted.  PROTECT everything around the area you are painting that you don’t want painted.

2.      Proper equipment

Think about protection for the job.  Respirator should be used for the job.

3.      Correct paint

Ask your local paint store for the right paint depending upon the type of job you’re going to accomplish

4.      Clean up

Hazardous waste should be disposed of properly.  Read manufacturers suggested directions. 

5.      Common Sense

Avoid spray painting when you are tired, under the influence, or lacking focus.


For a more in depth look at spray painting, read “The Family Handyman’s” piece of airless spray painting.