Even if it looks easy and comfortable to paint, the exteriors of buildings like residential and commercials need delicate and professional attention. It may look good when finishing off painting, but you will end up with damaged surfaces if you do not work with the proper methods, equipment, and paint.
You must properly prepare everything on the places before starting to paint the wanted surfaces. Also, you should use the highest-quality painting to guarantee a renowned look for many years, and you will have even more valuable property.
Tips To Consider If You Are Planning To Paint By Yourself!
1. Wash the Surfaces
Dirt and dust have to be removed; the best way to do it is with a pressure washing. You must buy it and learn how to use it. It is complicated but is the best way to ensure full cleanliness on the surfaces of work.
It is necessary to fill the cracks or holes on the wood, metal, siding, or stucco. Once you do it with the proper method and tight material, you must wait to be dry to lightly sand using a medium-grit sanding block.
3. Remove Extra Paint
It is usual to find loose or chipped paint; you must remove it with a paint scraper.
4. Fill Gaps
Fill gaps between house and trim around doors and windows using exterior caulk and caulk gun.
5. Hide Stains
Apply a coat of stain using a paintbrush with a blocking-primer using a paintbrush on all the visible knots.
6. Protection of Other Surfaces
Protect Doors, Windows, and Lights with plastic sheeting and painter’s tape; in this step, a detailed oriented technique is necessary to remove it after the job is done.
The number of coats and primer will depend on the intensity and change of the color. It is important to maintain your way when painting from top to bottom, overlapping each stroke by 8 inches.
8. Remove Plastic Sheeting When The Paint Is Dry!
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