Professional Exterior Painting Information

From a professional painter’s point of view, exterior painting is the most important home maintenance project that can be done. Often the paint and caulking is all that is stopping damage from the weather and water.

You don’t have to be a professional painter to recognize that the condition of the exterior paint is one of the most important factors for maintaining a home’s value. When paint and caulk begins to wear out, it stops protecting your home from the damaging effects of water and sun. Neglected flaking paint can lead to thousands in siding replacement costs.

Preparing to paint the exterior of your home is the most important step. Yet, there is more to painting the exterior of your home than preparation.

Spraying exterior paint on a home.




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Exterior Painting

By D.Cummings
How hard can it be to paint the outside of a house? Well, a bit harder than you might think. Especially if you have not mastered cutting in or do not know about painting into a ...
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Green Ideas for Greener Homes

By Guy Alexander Bell - Never Paint Again (www.NeverPaintAgain.co.uk)
With more “green” legislation coming into building design and construction, more and more houses and commercial buildings are being built with “green” ...
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How Often Should I Repaint My Home?

By Westminster CO Painters (Westminster, CO USA)
How To Maintain The Value Of Your Home How Often Should You Repaint Your Home? Taking care of a house requires a lot of work. Painting your home is one of those tasks most people ...
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How to Know When Your Home Needs To Be Painted

By Geoff Sharp - Sharper Impressions Painting (Columbus, Ohio U.S.A.)
The average two-coat paint job will last about 5 years on trim areas (soffits, eaves, fascia, trim boards). Some siding areas can last up to 10 years (brick, stucco, aluminum ...
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How To Paint Windows

If you are Painting a Window, either interior or exterior, this demonstration will clarify the steps required… Includes; painting the outside edges, caulking and brushing ...
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