Exterior painting can be very beneficial to maintain your home or commercial building appearance just by applying a fresh coat of paint. Exterior paint differs from interior paint, as the consistency keeps your paint resistant to any natural elements. This kind of waterproof paint helps maintain the overall appearance without any discoloration for years. Whether you are needing your home to pop with vibrant colors or if you want to keep it simple and classic, this can all be accomplished with the help of professional painters. Complete your home or office by applying the perfect color and finish of paint to give you a beautiful exterior end result for guests and clients to enjoy.
Types of Finishes
Exterior paint has the perfect consistency to give your home or office the exact look that is needed to make your clients, guests, and you to enjoy the overall appearance. There are three types of finishes that can be created to help give your exterior the overall beautiful finish. The satin finish is ideal that gives it a subtle sheen to it which can handle pressure washing because of its durability. However, it is mostly used on the exterior walls and trim. The flat finish helps prevent showing any flaws or imperfections because of its ability to not reflect light. But shouldn’t be used for any areas that have a lot of foot traffic. Lastly, the gloss finish is the most durable and should be mostly used on your doors, windows, handrails, and door frames.
Exterior Paint Benefits
Exterior paint is different than interior paint and should be used only for your exterior walls, railings, porches, doors, door frames, windows, and any other exterior dressings. Exterior paint is designed to prevent any damages from natural elements like water, sun, wind, etc. This type of durability helps to maintain the overall appearance of your exteriors without it fading quickly. There are also different types of colors and finishes to help give your exteriors a charming overall affect which can raise your home value and can intrigue new clients and customers. Give your exteriors a make-over as you would within your building or home.
Deciding which style home or building you are trying to accomplish; exterior paint can help accomplish any design needed. Brighten up your brick exterior by adding a pop of color to it and giving your window trim a different style of color to illuminate your exterior wall color. When being surrounded by forests, use colors that will go with your surroundings. When wanting a Tudor-style home, try making your trim bolder with darker colors and painting the exterior walls a lighter color for contrast. Whether you are needing to keep it modern, country, or an eye-catching exterior, designing options are endless.
Preparing for Exterior Painting
Before painting your exteriors, you will need to first prepare your surface so the paint can fully dry and work properly. You will need to first wash the exterior which can be done by using a pressure washer. Then you scrape the surface and allow it to dry fully before placing anything else onto it. Any repairs should be taken care of before adding paint onto it, so you won’t need to repaint in the future. Lastly, you will need to add a primer onto your exterior to make sure the paint sticks to it perfectly. All this will need to be done before applying your paint and can be helpful when allowing professionals to come do it for you.