Exterior Painting START FRESH WITH EXTERIOR PAINTING OF THE HOUSE
Why is exterior painting of the house needed
Exterior painting of the house most of the times is applied to the house siding, stucco, windows & doors and decks. Similar to the interior painting, addresses 2 important aspects:
Apart from the most obvious aspect of selecting the color that would work best, it is important to take into account the elements. The impact of the sun and moisture may affect the color over a long time span.
Most of the siding and stucco require a protective coat of paint in order to resist the elements for a long period of time. This is why the quality aspect of the paint is very important and so is matching the paints type to the material specs.
When to replace the exterior painting of the house
Apart from the obvious resale value boost, a good indicator for exterior painting of the house is the appearance of cracks in the siding or stucco, peeling-off paint and the poor aesthetics of the house. Another good indicator is when the maintenance cycle of the siding, stucco or windows is reached. Some of the materials require proper periodic treatment and repainting in order to last longer.
Cost of exterior painting of the house
Like most of the services, exterior painting of the house consists of materials cost (the cost of the paint and consumables) and labor cost. When considering the painting of the house, keep in mind that you may require additional steps, such as previous paint removal or special treatment for your siding, stucco or windows prior to painting them.
Moreover, it is very important to select the correct type of paint for a given material. We strongly encourage you to talk to our expert first. This visit does not require any purchases or commitment on your behalf.
Timeline for exterior painting of the house
The classic approach is the following: