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Mask brick, windows, doors, roof edges, light fixtures, and shingles not to receive paint holding masking material down with painters tape. Masking and covering is an important preparation before painting any home, exterior or interior, so you had better plan on spending several hours if not days to do this. Once more, do not get in a hurry on this task, or you'll be seeing paint where you did not want to see it when finished.
Note: That’s the square footage of the painting project itself, which isn’t the same as your home’s overall square footage.
Ensuring your home’s exterior looks freshly painted is possible with a bit of maintenance work. Keep the exterior clean with an annual power washing, regularly prune landscaping trees or shrubbery that could scratch or scrape the exterior, and touch up any damaged areas immediately. Avoid clogged gutters and downspouts as the overflow of water can damage a home’s exterior.
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There are quite a few factors to consider before making the final decision on who will paint your home. The questions below will help you weigh both the pros and cons with an open mind — from cost and equipment to safety and size.
I had a very tight time frame for an entire internal paint, with a deadline. Superior Painters team arrived on time, working extremely hard every day and produced an excellent result. Nothing was too much trouble and all requests were accommodated with no fuss. Michael visited regularly to check on progress and was always up to date with the project. He was accessible and open-minded about my ideas, as well as having wonderful suggestions. I have already told Michael about the next project I have in mind and will be using the SP team once again. Highly recommended.read more
Our average exterior or partial interior project usually requires 3-5 days to complete. We follow paint manufacturer’s preparation and application methods to produce the most durable coating possible. We have developed a special treatment, unique to the south side of your home. This process focuses on removing any existing failed coats, applying one solid coat of penetrating oil-based primer, and back-rolling 2 coats of premium grade Sherwin Williams® exterior paint. Read more… Paints and finishes release low-level toxic emissions into the air for years after application. The source of these toxins is a variety of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) which, until recently, were essential to the performance of the paint.
The section “Prep work” describes the preparation needed when painting: moving and covering furniture, cleaning the walls, etc. Sections “Primer” and “Colors” explain the different types of primers and the finishes that a color can have.
Got plants growing close to your house? You’ll want to protect them from paint drips with a drop cloth or plastic sheeting. Plants that touch the exterior of your building will either need to be removed, trimmed, or tied back so that painters have room to do their job.
We will keep our focus more on the general painting cost to give you an idea of what you can expect to pay for quality interior painting.
If you have a showy garden that you’d like to highlight, choose a paint color that will do it justice. For instance, architect Kelly Haegglund chose a bright green door (see first image), because “it’s modern, and a complement to the greens and purples in the garden.” And I’ve noticed that darker house colors often make the colors in a garden pop. 7. But white will never be a bad choice. Above: For this house in Connecticut, Brooklyn’s O’Neill Rose Architects used low-luster Benjamin Moore Brilliant White, which principal Devin O’Neill calls “a standard that always looks good.” The firm worked with Donald Kaufman on the palette for the house and chose Donald Kaufman Color DKC-44 in semi-gloss for the porch and ceiling. Photography by Michael Moran, from Curb Appeal: Architects’ 10 Favorite White Paints.
As an example, walls are measured in square feet while interior trim is measured in linear feet.