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 wet edge. Which, of course, we did not. The ...
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Four Reasons To Use Shutter Renu Over Paint

By ShutterRenu
Vinyl shutters can give your home a wow factor and improve curb appeal. That is, if they are not faded or weathered. The initial investment for new shutters is not that much when compared with their wow factor. ...
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Green Ideas for Greener Homes

By Guy Alexander Bell - Never Paint Again (
With more “green” legislation coming into building design and construction, more and more houses and commercial buildings are being built with “green” credentials. Things such as solar panels, ...
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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 avoid thinking about, just like ...
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How To Brush-Cut A Line

Learning how to “cut” a line is probably the most crucial part of all painting. If you can master it you are on your way to Professionalism… This Technique apples to cutting a line anywhere: ceilings, ...
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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 siding that has been ...
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How to Paint a Garage Floor

There is no project that will aesthetically improve your garage floor than finishing it with glossy and durable epoxy paint. Just like any other painting project, the key to concrete floor painting can be broken down ...
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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 techniques. *After viewing please consider ...
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