One of the best ways to improve the way that your house looks is to paint the outside. It can have a dramatic impact on the way your house looks two passersby. If you are getting ready to paint the outside of your house, one thing that you definitely need to take into consideration is the weather. This is why so many people choose to have their home painted during the summer months. The weather is going to impact the final results of your exterior paint. Jeff the Painter is here to talk about how the weather can effect your exterior painting.
How Weather Affects Exterior Paint
It is vital to the end results of your exterior paint that the weather is optimal during the painting process. If it isn’t, the paint might not cure and adhere to your home surface the way that it is supposed to. Here are some things that you should avoid when it comes to the weather and painting the outside of your house:
– Cold Temperatures: When the temperature is too low, it can cause the paint to dry too slowly. This means that you will have to wait an extremely long time for the first coat to dry, before you can apply the second coat. If the weather gets low enough that the paint freezes, it can cause the paint to have issues adhering to your home’s surface and impact the way that the paint looks.
– High Temperatures: If the weather is too hot, you will have the exact opposite problem. The paint will dry too quickly and cause problems. You will have issues like visible brush strokes and blistering when the paint isn’t given enough time to dry properly.
– Humidity: Extremely humid conditions aren’t good for painting either. When there is too much moisture in the air, it causes the paint to cure much slower than dry conditions. This is why it can extremely challenging to paint outside in an area that has high humidity. You should never attempt to paint a home if there is rain in the forecast for a couple of days before or after as well. The home needs to be completely dry before applying paint to avoid mold and mildew issues. You also want the paint to completely cure before any rain hits it as this can effect how the paint cures as well.
– Wind: The wind does not mix well with paint either. It will amuse the paint to dry too quickly as well as blow a ton of debris into the paint too. This can leave your paint looking uneven and filled with brush strokes.
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If you are ready to paint the outside of your house, you can count on Jeff the Painter to do the job with precision. We will ensure your home looks amazing when we are finished with it. Call us today!