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Tips for Painting in the Summer Heat

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Experienced painters know that painting in the summer heat is very challenging; paint tends to act funny because the heat makes the paint to lose water. As soon as the paint is added to the bucket, the paint starts to evaporate. Normally, the water in the paint should evaporate, but not until the paint has been applied to the surface. But when too much water evaporates due to the hot weather, the paint also will dry too quickly.

 To achieve the best results painting in the summer heat, there is a need to regulate or control the rate at which the paint loses water or treat the paint. Here are some of the ways you can handle home painting in the summer and still have the best results.
1. Reconstitute the Paint Having known the effect of the summer heat on the paint (loss of water), the first thing you need to do is reconstitute the paint by adding more water to make up for the evaporated water in the paint to ensure accurate consistency.

However, you should avoid reconstituting the same…