Where hiring a professional is involved, there are many elements to a home’s maintenance needs that homeowners have questions about. To ensure the maintenance needs are not only met but are done well most homeowners want to protect their long-term investment. Such as exterior painting of your home’s involvement, we know there are many questions consumers have when it comes to major projects. To provide you with convenient answers surrounding exterior painting services, we at Pacific Coast Painting & Waterproofing Co would like to answer the following frequently asked questions.
Question: Before the professional exterior painters arrive, should I do anything to prepare?
Answer: To prevent paint splatters and ensure safety, professionals take care of most of the necessary preparation work that is required. You need to remove the clutter and objects away from the house to expedite the process, and homeowners need to be sure to do what is asked of their professional.
Question: Can you repaint a stucco house?
Answer: Though a professional can make the process simple and more effective, stucco textured houses can and should be painted. To paint the exterior of your home, whatever the surface may be, a licensed specialist has the expertise and is armed with the right tools and equipment.
Question: How often to paint exterior house including trim?
Answer: Over time, homeowners can expect the paint on the exterior of their home to wear and the deterioration of the paint can be accelerated with determining circumstances. Experiencing paint that peels, crack, fades, or when it is simply outdated, you will want to schedule a fresh paint job. The exterior needs to be painted less often than the interior, generally.
Question: When the experts paint, is it safe for my lawn and landscaping?
Answer: Your reputable professional avoids any risks and is always respectful to your property to protect the decking, lawns, gardens, and permanent fixtures.
Question: Why is my exterior paint peeling off?
Answer: Due to a number of single or combined circumstances, there are quite a few examples such as old paint, climate conditions, poorly applicated, low-quality paint, and the composition of the paint as the paint that is peeling.
Question: How many coats of exterior paint is needed?
Answer: Though in some instances you may need an additional coat, professionals recommend a minimum of 2 coats of paint for superior coverage and protection. Even with multiple coats of paint in far less time than a DIY project a reputable expert can get the job done efficiently and quickly.
Question: Do you have to wash a house before painting?
Answer: To remove the dirt and debris, it is important that the surface is pressure cleaned to help make sure a smooth, crisp, and clean application of exterior paint on the surface. It is always in your best interest to allow your professional ultimately to include power washing and time to dry before painting.
Residential & Commercial Exterior Painting in Burlingame, Pacifica, Daly City, Millbrae, San Mateo & Greater San Francisco, California
Call Pacific Coast Painting & Waterproofing Co today when you need your Bay Area, CA home’s exterior or interior painted.