PaintRite Pros proudly serves the following cities: Elk Grove • Sacramento • Rocklin • Roseville • Folsom • Rancho Cordova Exterior Paint Finishes: A Guide to Choosing the Best Paint Sheen for Your Home Exterior Mark Sharp Wednesday, 16 May 2018 14:52 Blog, Exterior Painting
They painted the interior of my home, the dining, entry and living room in just 2 days. The color coordinator was very knowledgeable and helped my choose a beautiful color for my walls and an accent wall. I love the outcome! .
When we think of interior painting, it’s easy to assume your home improvement project should be done in the spring or summer months. But did you know there are benefits to interior painting in the winter months? Because there is less humidity, your paint will dry noticeably faster and better in the colder months, winter is the best time for painting the exterior or the home’s interior.
After three-plus decades of living and working in the Bay Area, Greg’s initial appreciation of the climate and people hasn’t dwindled a bit. He also enjoys taking advantage of the activities offered by the local topography. “I love hiking, waterskiing and rock climbing,” he says. “One of my favorite things is going to Zion National Park and doing some free climbing. Climbing a couple hundred feet without ropes is quite a thrill—it’s almost the same as getting up on a 40-foot ladder to paint a house!” When he’s not scaling a ladder or a rock face, Greg enjoys spending time with his two children, 19-year-old Monica and 16-year-old Adam.
However, White Dove (OC-17) is still regarded as a warm soft off-white. As an exterior paint color, you can use White Dove on your home’s siding or trim. Similar to alabaster, this trending color is best used to brighten up shaded houses. The color really pops when surrounded by greenery and contrasted with black shutters or slate-toned windows.
As an example, the hourly rate for a painter in Chicago is nearly 30% higher when compared to a smaller city like St. Louis.
After you fill in all the holes and cracks, primer becomes even more important. The primer will prevent flashing or a shiny spot on the wall, which occurs when paint is placed directly on spackling.
Latex paint, also known as water-based paint, dries faster and is more environmentally friendly than oil-based paint.
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Straight exteriors on a box-shaped house make painting work easier as compared to irregularly shaped homes with two or more stories. This means that if you were to undertake the work of painting your sophisticated home, you would need more than a ladder to access high nooks and crannies.
In addition to home size, other major cost factors involve the height of your rooms, and ease of access. For example, painting interior stairways with higher ceilings or rooms with lofted ceilings can increase the price by 20% – 40%.
Significant prep work such as scraping, sanding and priming resulted in a bright, classic color combination of yellow and white.
You should also look at the weather for a few days before you begin to paint because if it rains before your painting day, you need to give your siding several days to dry out before painting. The same applies after you paint- you want to make sure that there will be no rain after painting job since the paint has to be given time to cure properly.
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Less furniture means less time spent moving and covering items in your rooms. Accordingly, this means a cost savings of a few hundred dollars per floor you choose to paint.
1. Read the directions! When I use a new machine or tool, I usually just go for it and learn along the way. For a sprayer, there are so many variables that can make or break the outcome: clogging, pressure, priming, cleaning, etc. all play a role. Read the directions and you’ll know how to deal with all of those issues as they come along.