When it comes to painting the exterior of your home, there is much more involved than merely choosing the paint you want. Exterior paint comes in a variety of colours and quality levels, all of which give people the freedom to find an option that matches their design ideas perfectly.
However, if you do buy a top-of-the-line paint and apply it to your home’s exterior without first preparing the surface, you’ll be questioning why you spent all that money. Paint failure is a term used to describe when a particular paint doesn’t last as long as advertised, or the application process doesn’t yield the same look as the manufacturer’s example.
One of the leading causes of paint failure is negligence during the surface preparation process. Surface prep is very important for any exterior painter who wants to achieve optimal results with the paint of their choice because it facilitates a smooth and even application.
Whether you plan on painting the exterior of your home yourself or by hiring a professional painter to help you, it’s still useful to understand the process of surface prep.
Most exterior property surfaces are contaminated with various debris and particles that can impact your paint job’s finish quality in an adverse way. Factors such as dirt, bacteria, sand, grime, and more accumulate on your exterior surfaces over time; all of these different variables degrade the quality of your paint coats, which is why it’s essential to make sure they’re are cleansed prior to beginning the painting process.
By doing so, you will be able to ensure that your chosen paint goes on smooth and lasts a long time. There are several different steps to the surface prep process, continue reading to learn about all of them.
To ensure that your exterior painting job goes as smoothly as possible, follow all of the steps below so you can prepare your surface the right way.
As long as you follow all of these steps, you will be able to achieve smooth, even, and stunning exterior paint results with ease.
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