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Exterior Painting: The Effects Of Weather On Your Home

You spend a lot of time outside your home, so you want your house to look nice from the outside. Unfortunately, the most common external eyesore for your home is a damaged paint job. The exterior paint on your home can be damaged at any time from natural weather. 

Therefore, the weather has a continuous and never-ending influence on your home’s exterior paint. Considering the type of climate, you live in is crucial to choosing the best exterior paint type. The more you know about how the weather affects your home’s paint, the better equipped you are to avoid making any costly errors.

How Weather Affects Exterior Paint

If your home’s exterior paint is exposed to heavy levels of direct sunlight, highspeed winds, or heavy rain, your home is more likely to fade or chip sooner than exterior paint in mild climates. 

In addition, the two most important factors which affect your paint while it dries are temperature and humidity. For example, while extremely cold conditions may prevent paint from drying, extremely hot conditions can cause discoloration and cracking. 

If your home’s exterior paint is exposed to very high humidity, it can reintroduce water into the paint, thin it down, and lead to peeling or bubbles. In addition, if high humidity is present while drying, it can cause condensation on the paint’s surface and result in dis-adhesion and damage to your paint’s finish. 

Ideal conditions for an exterior paint project include low winds, low humidity, and mild temperature. To ensure a high-quality job is done, preparations of the surface of your home can be done before the paint is applied. 

Proper surface preparation includes a thorough cleaning of the surfaces to get rid of dirt, mold, and mildew and is usually done through pressure washing or bleach solutions and followed by scraping off as much old paint as possible. If any cracks or chips are present, they can be fixed before applying your fresh new layer of paint to your home’s exterior. 

We suggest calling in the professionals to do the job, as your home’s exterior can be damaged if not done correctly. Not to mention the expensive costs associated in fixing your exterior. Correctly doing this involves using the proper equipment and knowing how to time it right—the key to this is developing the right plan and finding the right people to execute on it. 

Why Wet Paint LLC?

If you live in the Scottsdale area and are considering an exterior paint job – and want your next paint project done right, Wet Paint LLC is the people to go to! Wet Paint LLC can provide professional assistance for your home improvement or remodeling project.

 Since 2015, Wet Paint LLC has faithfully served the people of Scottsdale, AZ, with all of their painting needs. We turn our client’s visions into their reality. Wet Paint LLC has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and we can do any job, big or small. 

We even offer money-saving discounts for our hardworking troops and police officers. We are proud to serve the people of Scottsdale and look forward to assisting you. Come try us out!

Call Us Today For A Free Estimate

Wet Paint LLC is located in Scottsdale, AZ, and can assist you with your next painting project. In addition, we can make sure the project is planned accordingly and done correctly. We also offer our services in Mesa, Gilbert, Paradise Valley, Tempe, and Phoenix. Call us today for a free estimate at (480)-613-3145 or visit our website at wetpaintllc.com

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