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Why it is Important to Paint Your Home's Exterior

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If you are a home owner, you will understand how it feels; almost like the maintenance never stops. There comes a day, you look at your house exterior, and you think when is the right time to repaint the exterior of my house? Well, there is no particular time to, the only thing you should make sure of is that your home is always in the best shape and condition. After all, you invested your hard-earned money on this, so it's essential that you maintain it and provide upkeep. The reason is that the first thing most agents and modern day home decorators give priority to is a home aesthetic value. This goes for your wall, sidings, trim, and all other parts of the exterior.

Houses which are not correctly maintained or cleaned have a lesser property worth. However, there are many things you need to remember and consider when and one of them is the fact that this endeavor is of greatest value to your property. Remember that your home curb appeal is everything and it adds a significant d…

Homeowner Vs. Professional Painting

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It's not breaking news that many homeowners choose to paint their homes following the do-it-yourself tips they find online. Painting is fun, and one of the most straightforward projects people do at home. However, when it comes to choosing between homeowners and professional painting, certain factors need to be considered.


Home Owner Painting Nothing feels better than taking up the brush and painting your home yourself, if you love painting. With the extensive collection of information, online teaching of how to paint like a pro and other related stuff, home owners can do painting jobs of all sorts to their homes.
Benefits of Home Owner Painting 1. Cost Home owner painting helps to save cost, in most cases. You can skimp on the cost of hiring a professional painter by taking up the brush and paint your home yourself. 2. Convenience Home owner painting affords you the privilege of completing your house painting project at your pace. You could break down the project into small areas…

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…

Quality Materials For Successful Paint Projects

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The #1 reason why most people have painting problems is selection of materials. There is no such thing as a good inexpensive can of paint! You usually get exactly what you pay for, paint being no exception.

Better quality coatings will give more square footage per gallon, easy touch up and longer life. Invest in a quality product from the start. After all, you don't want to be painting your house again in 12 months because of “cheap” materials

Which Paint to Buy
Quality is determined by the grade and type of pigments and resins or binders.
Don't just buy name brand and think you are purchasing a good quaility product. All manufacturers make an inexpensive paint, they provide for all markets.

An $10 a gallon of low grade flat paint offers color and a new finish. Don't try to wash or touch it up it won't hold up. A $30 gallon of the same manufacturers top line paint has premium pigments more resin, and less water. This paint will give you more coverage per gallo…