How To Maintain Your Home’s Exterior Paint Job
Taking on the task of your home’s exterior paint job or having it painted can be a huge task. Between finding a painting company or some friends to help you out, choosing the right color, and then spending multiple hours or days completing the task – you want to make sure you only have to do this once every five to ten years.
So how do you expertly maintain your home’s exterior paint job and take the right precautions so that the paint job will look fresh and clean for as long as possible? First, you want to make sure that whether you do it yourself or you contract out that you do it right and take your time. If you want to avoid having to repaint your house every three years then you want to make sure that you do a quality job that isn’t rushed just because you want to get it done. If you choose to use a company choose Noel Painting that is always reviewed favorably. And if you do it yourself, then make sure you do your research about how to best handle the task. Make sure you use quality paint and that you use the right tools for the job.
Next, maintenance your house just like you’d maintenance your car. If you want your car’s paint to last and stay looking it’s best you make sure that it is washed regularly and that it avoids any damage right? Your home and it’s exterior paint also needs attention. You should schedule in a pressure washing for the outside of your home once a year. This pressure washing will help to eliminate and clean off any dust, pollen, and dirt that make have accumulated on the surface over the year.
During this pressure wash you should also take the time to inspect the exterior of your home and make sure there aren’t any areas of mold or mildew. If there are some of these things present, make sure you take the time to remove them and then treat your home’s exterior walls with a chemical solution that will kill off any of the mold and mildew.
Noel Painting checks to make sure there are no cracks in the surface or peeling of the paint. Correcting a small job and staying on top of your home’s maintenance will keep your homes exterior paint lasting longer while looking better and helping you avoid a costly paint job every few years. Contact us today for more information!