June 16, 2016 - 0 comment
Give that exterior painting a boost that jives with the sunny summer season. When there is less moisture in the air and warmer temperatures, it’s time to seize the opportunity to transform and rejuvenate the look of your home.
Summer is a great time to achieve your desired look for your home right before you get friends over for barbecues and house parties. Is there a better way than to impress with a brand new exterior?
You might need to fix up wear brought on by the rough weather and damages incurred over time, or just change the look to match your current taste. You will have to plan ahead with respect to environmental conditions, know the correct materials you’ll need to use to achieve the desired look you wish to achieve.
Here’s why you should get that exterior painting project:
Because you Need it
The outside of your home plays many important roles. The most important is that it protects you from harsh and varying weather. Not many things last through cycles of hot and cold, and definitely not the exterior paint. It is important to know that exterior paint protects concrete and wood from being beaten by the weather. Damage in concrete and wood is much harder and costlier to fix so make sure you give your exterior paint a generous makeover whenever it calls for it. Not only will it extend the life of your home but will increase its value.
Because you Want it
Maybe you want to adapt color trends that change every couple of years or you want to make a major change in your life and decide that you will start with your home. Sometimes you just want to make a statement and decide that you will let your home speak for you.
Because the Timing is just Right
It’s spring and you’ll be spending a lot of time outdoors. It’s time to start making repairs, spring cleaning and gardening. Why not spruce up up your exterior and enjoy your surroundings with a freshly painted home. The best time to do it is during spring because it will require many hours to prepare and paint. Mild temperatures won’t cause the paint to dry too quick and will result in a longer lasting paint job.
Aside from your own preferences an exterior painting job calls for certain weather requirements and having this knowledge will help your home gain that perfectly polished look. In this case timing is everything. Even a light rain can penetrate into layers of wood and concrete making it impossible to paint on.
Spring is also a good time as many changes around the household are done just right about this time. The weather is perfect since less moisture in the air allows paint to stick to surfaces. Most temperature requirements for paints readily available on the market fit the temperature requirements during spring and early summer.
Finally, after you have completed rejuvenating your home you can start planning your barbecues and house parties.
Plan your Exterior Painting Project
To simply put it, exterior painting takes a lot of studying and planning in order to get the best and long lasting results. First step is to get the right quality and quantity of painting materials. This means matching the right kind of paint to the surface concerned. Once you do, select the color of your choice and get the appropriate tools such as brushes, rollers and ladders.
Planning will be followed by preparing the surfaces, and hopefully you didn’t wait too long to do the exterior house painting that other damage occurred as that will require more preparation and knowledge. Invest in quality paint as that will help extend the life of your exterior paint and more durability.
Whenever you feel like you do not have enough information, make sure to call Perfect Painter and allow us to assist you in your exterior painting projects.