As we head into spring and summer, you may start planning on painting your house. There are a lot of reasons why this is the best time to plan for home exterior painting. Before you start calling around for estimates, or cracking open your own paint cans, there are some exterior painting tips we’d like to share with you. [Read more…]
Painting houses in Bend, Oregon can present several challenges when it comes to climate. We’ve written a couple articles on it like, “Painting Houses in Bend, Oregon” and “How Weather Affects House Painting in Bend, Oregon”.
It seemed to make sense then that we take a deeper look at a few of the materials that house painters in the area could benefit from. Materials that are designed to work better in our particular climate and handle our freeze thaw cycles more effectively.
Materials like Evolution exterior paint, Peel Bond primer and Pro Stretch caulking. These materials are in our everyday use as a painting company and we feel would benefit anyone painting here in central Oregon. Let’s take a look at the products in more detail. [Read more…]
Painting exterior trim is an important step in home improvement for protecting your home’s exterior from the elements and keeping it looking great. Unfortunately, painting trim can be a project that takes a considerable amount of time and can be a lengthy process. Below are steps for painting trim that will make the job a little easier and hopefully have the best outcome. [Read more…]
It’s finally starting to look a little like Spring. You might be thinking about putting a fresh coat of paint on the exterior of your house. Before you start throwing on the paint, you’ll want to make sure you properly prep your house. We’ve put together a few tips to prep your house for exterior paint so that you, or a professional painter, can start painting. [Read more…]
Nobody wants to waste house paint, it would be like throwing money in the garbage. Yet surprisingly many people are unaware of some simple steps to insure your paint is stored properly.
Even more surprising are the amount of people who don’t know how to properly dispose of paint after it’s no longer usable. In this article we take a look at some ways to store house paint and to get rid of it when it’s no longer of use. [Read more…]