It is hard work to apply paint on your outside. The benefits can be huge. There are savings of thousands on materials and tools, boost the value of your home and increase the longevity of your siding. Here are some suggestions for painting your house’s exterior.
To apply latex paint we recommend at minimum two synthetic-bristle brushes. One 4 in. to cover large areas. A straight-bristled bristle is the best choice. 1 1/2 in. To work on fine details, choose an bent brush called a sashbrush. Fill the brush with paint by dropping about 2 inches. of the bristles into paint. You can smack the bristles back and forth once against the sides of the bottle to get rid of any paint. Use a paint bucket that is 2 to three inches in size. of paint at the bottom, rather than an entire can of paint. Avoid painting in direct sunlight. It is almost impossible to avoid making lap marks because of the heating drying of the paint. There is a risk of blistering and peeling. Don’t paint during very high winds. The wind can make paint dry too quickly and cause dirt to be blown into the paint. While working take note of areas and edges that tend to dry out and flow. If the paint hasn’t started to dry, use a brush to remove the running. 1fctdlk2mm.