Then, beginning in the farthest corner from the door, paint your way out of the bathroom. For this jack and jill bathroom the process took us about 30 minutes.
Treat the floor like you would a wall for painting.
How to paint a bathroom floor. Cover the floor with a thin coat of epoxy primer formulated specifically for the type of floor you are painting. Make sure your floor is clean of dirt and debris and dry. Sanding your tile floors gives it texture which helps the primer and paint.
This is a crucial step, you don't want any lumps or bumps or grainy paint. Allow the paint to fully dry between coats in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. First she thoroughly cleaned the bathroom floor, then she sanded the floor with 120 grit sandpaper to take off the sheen and rough it up a bit (here’s our favorite palm sander for jobs like this), and then she wiped it all down with a liquid deglosser (like this one).
Many tutorials using other products suggest priming. Use a paint brush and cut in around the room perimeter, between the floor and wall, and any hard to reach areas. The bold look was inspired by tiles joanna gaines shared on instagram.
Then the floor was ready for. This would definitely cause an ugly finished floor. Work in small sections, about 4ft x 4ft at a time.
Then, go ahead and prime the rest of the floor tile with a small roller. For the base coats, i used “white” on my bathtub tiles, “vanilla milkshake” on the floor… Allow it to fully dry.
Start by cutting in the edges along the floor trim, bathtub, toilet, etc with a paint brush. Load a stencil brush with paris grey chalk paint. Floor preparation is super important in order for the paint to stick.
The tricky part was painting in a pattern that didn’t cause you to walk on wet paint. Use an edging brush to cover the areas around the toilet, sink, tub and/or. Do not let product puddle.
How to paint bathroom tile floors in 6 steps. Apply painter's tape along the border edges and anywhere you don't want to paint. This will disperse the paint evenly on the roller as well as make sure you are using minimal paint.
Secure the floor tile stencil with painter’s tape onto your bathroom floor. Allow the cut coat to dry. After cleaning, recaulking, and taping off around the bath tub tiles, i started painting!
Use a 3/8″ nap paint roller and extension pole to paint the tile floor! Also, the paint brush works great for priming the grout lines as well! Using a roller, paint a strip around the room about a foot from the wall, which should be cut in later with a paint brush.
Clean the floor, add the basecoat, apply the top coat and you've got a brand new floor for less. Apply base coat in 4’x4’ sections, and maintain a wet edge while rolling. We painted one coat over the grout lines and all.
From there, apply primer to tiles and. Offload the excess paint from the roller onto a paper towel. *sealing is an optional last step.
Paint the floor tile with a roller. Take it a step further and create a checkered pattern as love & renovations did in this project.