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How to Prepare the Outside of a House for Painting


Watch this video to find out out to prepare the outside of a house for painting by repairing rotten wood, scraping or sanding, cleaning the surface, and caulking holes and gaps. ...More




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How to Prepare the Outside of a House for Painting

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Removing loose paint on the outside of a house before painting.

Removing loose paint on the outside of a house before painting.

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.

Watch this video to find out more.



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