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How do you paint behind your toilet?

also, the mirror. is it better to take it off or paint around it


Asked by Ethans_Ma at 1:24 PM on Apr. 27, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (12)
  • Behind toilet- roller. Approach from below, beside (both sides) and above. It will give even coverage.

    ALWAYS remove the mirror and apply an even coat of paint. Allow to completely cure before mounting mirror again. By doing so, you ensure that if you should decide to change the decor, you will not have to repaint to do so. :)

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 1:29 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Ooohhh ObbyDobbie was all DIY Network host. I'm kinda turned on.

    Answer by SleepyCupcake at 1:36 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • By removing them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:27 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • move the toilet if you can. if not I guess just try really hard to make it look good.

    Answer by daerca574 at 1:30 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • yeah i don't think i can move the toilet and it is such a small space to get behind. It needs to be painted very bad we have been here for 3 years and it is still the paint from the previous (and obviously very dirty occupants)

    Comment by Ethans_Ma (original poster) at 1:33 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • lol @ sleepy!!

    Yes, I would remove the mirror.

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 1:53 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • I tape out the exterior of the toilet near the wall (remove tank cover) & cut in first with a brush. Then use a roller to to the rest. Remove mirror if possible.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:57 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Remove the mirror and you can buy really skinny rollers to get behind the toilet, but make sure to tape off the toilet because you WILL get paint on it.

    Answer by slw123 at 2:14 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • LMAO!

    dork :)

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 3:02 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • Skinny roller for behind the toilet and remove the mirror, or you could remove the toilet

    Answer by iam4you2 at 5:25 PM on Apr. 27, 2011