How to paint a room fast with a brush and roller. A video created to demonstrate the possibilities of using great products and systems.
When it comes to quality and painting with a roller fast, there are certain products you’ll need, and certain techniques from which you’ll want to steer far away. As with everything we do here in the Jack Pauhl lab, we’re working up countless time studies under close scrutiny in order to isolate production killers —and squash them dead in their tracks. By the time we finally nail down a system, it’s usually a big deal. The following pages outline 8 tips for rolling walls with 9 or 18-inch rollers.
Which is better to roll out of, a paint tray or bucket? It does not take much more than a glance to spot production killers on the job. They are everywhere, and if you are unable to identify them, they will eat your profits alive. At Jack Pauhl, we’re firm believers in a DO NOT list outlining a growing group of important general rules and guidelines spanning products, systems and techniques to maximize productivity. Bucket rolling lands the number one spot on our list of the Top 100 Production Killers, and for good reason.
Imagine this… you pull into the gas station to fill up the tank, park by the pump, turn off the car, pop the fuel lid, get out of the car, remove the gas cap, and swipe your card. The steps you follow may be different, but nonetheless you perform the same ritual every time you pump gas. You created a natural system for pumping gas, but if we timed various systems, only one would be the most efficient. Rolling walls also became a natural system…
The next best thing to rolling with an 11 or 14 inch roller cover is putting a nice bevel on it with scissors. The photo above depicts the ultimate bevel for rolling walls to reduce roller marks at very high rates of speed or even at a snails pace. Your walls will thank you.