How to Prepare the Outside of a House for Painting
By: Danny Lipford
To prepare the exterior of your home for painting:
- Replace and prime any rotten wood.
- Scraping or sanding the surface to remove any loose or peeling paint.
- Clean the surface thoroughly, removing any mildew or mold.
- Repair any imperfections, and caulk any cracks to prevent water damage.
- Remove rust from metal trim, and apply a coat of rust preventative primer.
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