How to Paint a Door with a Roller

Painting a door with a roller is faster than a brush and gives you more time to work the paint in before it dries. After learning how to paint a door with a roller,it’s easy to update the freshness and style of your home. Haymes Paint have a range of over 1,000 paint colours making it simple to select a colour to complement your home. Get inspiration from our online colour libraryPainted Door In Progress

Discover How to Paint a Door with a Roller

Good preparation, using the right tools and materials and having a good painting technique are keys to giving your door a professional, long-lasting finish. These pro tips will help you make your door look like new again

  1. Wedge the door in place so it doesn’t move while you’re painting.

  2. Sand down both sides of the door including the edges.

  3. Apply masking tape to the handles and hinges.

  4. Before pouring the paint into a tray, stir the paint thoroughly.

  5. Use a brush to paint around the hinges and handles.

  6. Use a roller using a M or W technique, starting at the edge and rolling down to the mid-height of the door before going up then down again.

A key points to knowing how to paint a door without brush marks isavoiding over brushing the paint and waiting for the paint to dry before applying a second coat.

Learn How to Gloss Paint a Door

Using gloss paint as a finish on your door ensures the woodwork is durable, easy to clean and looks fabulous. Because gloss paint accentuates your door’s features, it’s important that you take the time to prepare. As with all painting projects, the first step in knowing how to gloss paint a door with roller is to take the time to prepare the door.

Get Painting Advice

Our Color Stylist Service can provide you with expert guidance and advice in choosing the right paint color for your doors. Got questions about how to paint a door with a roller?  Talk to the experts at your local Haymes Paint store.