How To Spray Doors With An Airless Paint Sprayer
Painting doors with an airless is a fast and efficient way to get a lot of doors done in a short
amount of time. However, airlesses are designed to pump a lot of paint per minute, which can make spraying of doors
or other small items tricky if you don't know what you are doing. Dirt blowing up in the room, runs and sags from
too much paint are all common problems to the inexperienced spray person.
Having said that, even the beginner can do a nice job if you are shown what to do and what to
avoid. This video demonstration does a good job of explainimg the right way to paint a door using an airless. The
painters advice and his technique show that he is a skilled craftsmen with a lot of experience. The big things for
you to look out for are as follows: use the right sized tip, be aware of dirt and dust, paint the edges by hand and
maintain a smooth spray stroke with an approximate 50% overlap.
If you've never used an airless rig on a door before, just follow this video, practice on a
piece of plywood or cardboard and get to work. Once you've got a couple a doors under your belt you'll be a pro in
no time. Good-Luck!
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