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Is it better to brush or spray paint a house?
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Is it better to brush or spray paint a house?

For the exterior we will spray the siding, and then brush and roll soffit; facia, trim, doors. For the interior, we will spray the ceilings and brush over the walls. If we are enameling woodwork, we will spray the cabinets.…
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Which paint is best for interior walls?
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Which paint is best for interior walls?

Sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moore is what we generally use to paint both the interior and exterior of homes.…
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Can I just paint over old paint?
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Can I just paint over old paint?

So long as it is not bubbling up or chipping, it is perfectly fine to paint over old paint; just make sure you power wash the exterior first and for the interior, you can just paint right over it.…
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When should I paint my house?
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When should I paint my house?

For the exterior of house, you can safely paint anytime the temperature outside is above 40 degrees. As for the interior, you can paint it any time of the year. The average home exterior usually needs a repaint once every 7-10 years.…
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Do I need to prime before painting exterior?
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Do I need to prime before painting exterior?

Most people think you need to scrape and prime the entire exterior of the home before adding new paint but actually you just have to scrape and prime the spots that are peeling or bubbling up, the rest can stay as-is.…
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What is the best paint for outside walls?
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What is the best paint for outside walls?

For exterior paint of a house, I would recommend Sherwin Williams satin exterior paint. For painting the interior, we usually use a matte finish paint.…
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Can you paint over old exterior paint?
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Can you paint over old exterior paint?

There are many times when painting over the old paint is acceptable so painting over the old paint is very common unless you are doing new construction. If the old paint is loose and bubble up or breaking, then you would want to scrape it or prime it to get…
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What is the cost of paint?
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What is the cost of paint?

If you are painting exterior of a single family home then you would easily be able to spend $800 – $1,200 on just the paint, that does not include equipment, which sometimes requires usually extension ladders, step ladders, bristle nylon brushes, acrylic Sherwin Williams paint for outside house painting, paint…
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What is the best color outside the house?
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What is the best color outside the house?

Dark blues and greys have been the more popular colors but they don’t last as long as the lighter colors although lighter colors last longer. The trend as of 2022 is more dark blue and dark grey.…
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How often should a house be painted?
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How often should a house be painted?

The exterior of the house should be painted about every 5-7 years. For the interior, it doesn’t matter nearly as much, just whenever you get tired of the current paint and want a change really.…
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