How to paint a stairwell: expert advice for painting your home’s tallest space

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Stairwells are essentially the area directly above and around your home’s staircase. Usually at the main entrance to your home, they’re the first area guests step into, so making a good impression is paramount. A beautifully decorated stairwell with a smart runner up the stairs, will make it a pleasure to come home.

Staircase ideas and stairwells are often double height – or rather the full height of a property excluding the loft – and thus represent the tallest walls and highest ceiling you’ll ever need to paint inside your home. If you have the budget for a professional decorator to do just one project for you, we recommend you invest it here!