MOVE FURNITURE TO CENTER OF ROOM -and put back in place when finished
COVERfurniture & floors with fresh paper, plastic & tape; tape or remove all fixtures
SAND- Scuff-sand and gloss surfaces and flat walls
PATCHRemove old nails and picture hangers, unwanted curtain rods; fill all cracks and holes
DRYWALL-Patch large areas with tape and mud compound
PRIME- previously dark walls and spot prime patched areas
CAULK-  all gaps around windows , baseboards and moldings
REMOVE LIGHTING-Pull down recessed lighting and vents
REMOVE SWITCH PLATE COVERS - replace when painting is completed
SECTION OFF ROOMS - Erect a plastic barrier to contain dust