A house painter is a trades person that is responsible for the painting and decoration of buildings. A decorator is the other name of a house painter since they are involved in the decoration of buildings too. Improving the appearance of a building and also protecting it from water damage, rust, insect, mold damage and corrosion are the main reason of house painting. Various ways have been used in painting a house but a procedure is followed through. Tips and guidelines need to be followed through before painting a house. The tips include; choosing the right time of year, cleaning the surface of the house, removing any defective paint, making necessary repairs, knowing the amount of paint to be used, priming the surface, choosing the paint, mixing your paint.
A hot or a cold weather can ruin a paint and thus it important to know when to choose the right time of the year. The next tip is cleaning the surface of the house so as to remove dirt by using the warm soapy water and a wire to brush. Paint flecks and stubborn dirt are removed by using a power washer which is the other method of cleaning aside from use of warm soapy water and a wire to brush. Top to bottom is the way to go when cleaning the house in order to give it ample time to dry thoroughly before painting. After the cleaning process, removal of any defective paint is followed through especially paint that is loose, chipped or blistered.
Fresh paint is prevented from adhering to the house or building by the defective paint. A paint scraper is used in removal of any defective paint with the aid of sand paper wrapped around wooden block or power sand … Read More..Read More →