Painting your home is a time-consuming project to undertake! If you are short on time, we’re here to help you paint your home from prepping to the final finishing touches.
Below is our step-by-step process for painting your home:
Stage 1: Prep Your House
Paint needs a smooth base to adhere to. We will do a thorough check of your house for dirt and rough surfaces. Any old paint that is chipping, peeling, or cracking have to be scrapped off. We will also need to sand down ridges and any remaining flaking paint. Next, we’ll pressure wash the debris and dirt off of your house.
Stage 2: Check For Repairs
We will check for rotting wood, mildew, mold, and gaps in doors or window sills. This varies from house to house but it is important to do any necessary repair work before we start painting.
Stage 3: Seal It With Caulk
Next, we’ll seal up any cracks and holes with paintable caulk for a smooth finish and to extend the longevity of your paint job. We’ll caulk any gaps and joints in surfaces (e.g. windows sills, door frames, etc.) to prevent water, moisture, and insects from entering, and to keep your house properly insulated.
Stage 4: Primer
Using a primer is vital in prepping your house for the new coat of paint. It smoothes out rough surfaces and it enables better paint adhesion.
Stage 5: Paint
After all that prep work, it’s finally time to begin painting your house. What’s the best way to do it? A paint sprayer might speed up the painting process, but it can get messy when done by someone who is inexperienced. We’ll start from the top and work our way down to minimize paint drips and streaks.
Final Stage: Attention To Details
With the huge surfaces completed, next we’ll peel off those painter’s tape and paint the trims, fascia, door frames, window sills, and other decorative details. Patience and steady hands are essential during this part of the process. It might take longer but it will be worth it in the end!
No Time to Paint? Atherton Painting Can Help You Paint Your Home in Lake George, NY and Surrounding Areas
Are you ready to spruce up your house exterior with a fresh coat of paint? Do you live in Lake George, Queensubury, Bolton Landing, or Gansevoort, NY? Our team at Atherton Painting is happy to do the job for you. Call or text James at (518) 415-5845 for your free, no-obligation estimate today! Call (518) 415-5845 or send a message online today!