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The important work performed by exterior house paint contractors

by Sarah Peter Contributor

The beauty of a house is reflected by its exterior look. A house with dirt outlooks like the scraping off paint and spots would always make a bad impression no matter how neat and clean it is in the inside. A neat and painted house would look and feel good. The exterior surface of the house is constantly exposed to different weather elements and not only needs regular maintenance, but a repaint work is required after every 3 to 4 years.

If a homeowner renovates and remodels his house, then the final and essential step is painting both the interior and exterior of the house. The painting job is not as easy as it seems, and a person should not get involved with it if he has regular office work and other household chores. A person should employ professional exterior house paint contractors Maine who have proper knowledge and tools to apply the exterior paint effectively. The painting contractor will first meet with the homeowner to know the extent of paint required and then deciding on the budget needed for the completion of the task. The contractor will source the materials, tool, and other accessories needed for the paintwork, and either does the work himself or send a member of his team.

The exterior walls of the house are constantly affected by heat, rain, dust, frost, and wind all year round. The paint of the walls starts to flake and scrape if proper care and cleanliness is not done. The irregular drainage of water can also cause the paint on the walls to deteriorate. The homeowner can decide on the color of paint and ask the contractor to apply it. The contractor is familiar with the current trends and can suggest the type and color of paint according to the condition of the outside walls. A paint of high quality is required on the exterior walls so that it resists to the weather changes and not get damaged easily. The tasks performed by exterior house paint contractors Maine are

·         Properly cleaning the walls and removing any traces of moisture, fungus, and dirt. If the particles are not cleaned the paint properly will not blend on the walls

·         The exterior wall is prepared which includes sanding, and it is done to clear the peeling and chipping off the wall surface

·         The cracks are filled, and primer is applied which is the base coat and removes any traces of fungus or moisture left behind

·         High-Quality, emulsion paint is selected and applied. Many homeowners choose light colors such as white, light blue, gray, and off white.

·         A paint roller, spray, or brush is used to apply the paint effectively and efficiently. The floor is covered with plastic sheets to remove any chance of paint drops falling on the floors and leaving a mark.

·         A final touch up of paint is done where the paint has not blended with the walls and removing any gaps


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