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Exterior House Painting

Posted 01-10-2011 at 07:21 AM by housepaintingny
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:19 AM by kwikfishron (Removed links)

Painting your exterior and maintaining it is important, not only for curb appeal, but the paint on your exterior is the only thing protecting your most valuable investment from the elements. It will cost you more in the long run to repair damaged wood and if the exterior paint is in real bad shape it will take longer to prepare the substrate for the proper paint job.
Good house painting contractors
will not stop at simply applying paint to your exterior, other aspects need to be taken into account as well. Proper preparation is the key and knowing and understanding what coatings to apply.
[*]Scraping all loose paint and combining it with sanding when needed.[*]Washing all surfaces to be painted is equally important, removing mold, mildew, dust, dirt, and chalk from the surfaces of your exterior to be painted,[*]Applying the proper primer to the areas of your Hudson Valley or Catskills, N.Y home where needed.[*]Caulking needs to be replaced around the home's exterior, it should be done when the home is being prepped. Caulk seals the gaps around windows, door jambs, and other points of intersection of various building materials. Caulking properly not only creates curb appeal, but it also creates a more energy efficient home,
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