Craig Phillips Spray Painting Makeover Videos

Craig Phillips is the brand ambassador for WAGNER regularly appearing on TV demonstrating our range of paint sprayers. He is a self-made entrepreneur, having run a successful construction business throughout the 1990s, and has built up an impressive property portfolio. In 2000 he won the original reality TV show Big Brother. Craig has since presented and produced over 1,000 DIY and home improvement shows for major broadcasters including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, Sky One, UKTV Style and Discovery Realtime.

Craig Philips has put together a series of makeover videos showing how to prepare and then spray paint a bedroom with a WAGNER paint sprayer.

Children’s Bedroom Spray Painting Makeover Highlights with Craig Phillips

Craig shows highlights of his Children's Bedroom makeover using a WAGNER Universal FLEXiO paint sprayer. After sanding down the walls and areas to paint he masks the skirting boards, radiators, windows, lights, switches, sockets and covers the carpet with dust sheets.

Craig spray paints the ceiling white and the walls blue with a perfectly straight line between them. He shows the correct spraying painting technique to get two good coats of paint by spraying up and down and then from left to right which gives a truly professional finish in a fraction of the time it would take with a brush and roller.

Masking Tips before Spray Painting with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips gives tips for the right way to mask a room before spray painting. He shows how to use masking tape to mask up the skirting boards, radiators, windows, lights, switches, sockets and skirting boards. Before masking he recommends you first remove all the furniture from the room, if this is not possible move it to the centre and cover it with dust sheets. Masking can be done really quickly and using the Wagner masking kit.

How to Spray Paint with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips explains how to use an electric paint sprayer. He shows how to set it up and get familiar with the controls for the right paint flow and air flow. Using a cardboard box he explains how to quickly become familiar with how the paint sprayer works. He will show you the different nozzle settings so you are in control of how wide the paint is applied and the correct distance to keep the nozzle from the wall.

Spray Painting Doors with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips shows the right way to spray paint a door with two coats of paint. He shows using masking tape to cover up the hinges. He then applies the first coat as a primer and the second coat is a gloss. By spraying you get into the tongue and groove and the arris rail which are very hard to reach and paint with a brush and particularly difficult to avoid drips. With a Wagner paint sprayer, you can get the job done fast.

How to Spray Paint Walls and Ceiling

Craig Phillips shows the best way to spray paint walls and ceilings with a Wagner Flexio Universal handheld paint sprayer. He demonstrates how to paint the ceilings and walls different colours. He is going to spray the ceiling white let it dry then mask up the ceiling and spray the walls blue. This will give a perfect straight line between the blue walls and the white ceiling and save you hours and hours of work cutting in with a paint brush.

Full Room Masking before Spray Painting with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips explains the right way to mask an entire room before spray painting with this step by step how to guide. He shows how to mask up the skirting boards, radiators, windows, lights, switches, sockets and skirting boards. Before masking he recommends you first remove all the furniture from the room if possible if not simply move it to the centre and cover it with dust sheets. Masking can be done really quickly and easily by using the Wagner masking kit.

Spray Painting a Wardrobe and Chest of Drawers

Craig Phillips loves to upcycling second-hand furniture. He suggest finding a wardrobe or a bedside cabinet give it a sand down then spray it with a Wagner paint sprayer with some satinwood paint and it will look brand new like a manufactured finish.

Spray Painting a Car Bed with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips demonstrates how to spray paint a car bed in racing car red eggshell paint. See the steps needed to get a perfect spray painted finish. The car bed gives a focal point to the Children's bedroom. You can either buy readymade car beds and paint them yourself or create your own as Craig Phillips has done. Craig cut out the shape from MDF, sanded the edges then apply a primer coat of paint with a Wagner paint sprayer. He then sprayed two final coats of red eggshell paint. For the wheels he sprayed a primer coat of paint and then once dry applied two coats of Matte Black paint.

How to mask and spray paint a Radiator with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips shows how to prepare a radiator ready for spray painting. He explains what you need to consider and shows the correct way to mask and prepare the radiator before using a Wagner paint sprayer to apply the paint.

Spray Painting Stencils with Craig Phillips

Craig Phillips shows how to spray paint stencils with a Wagner paint sprayer to create a robot with two different colours and then how to personlise a toy car bed.

See the products used by Craig Phillips

Universal Sprayer W 590 FLEXiO

Universal Sprayer W 590 FLEXiO

The compact hand-held paint sprayer for interior and exterior use

Universal Extra Extension (60 cm)

Universal Extra Extension (60 cm)

Universal Extra Masking Kit

Universal Extra Masking Kit