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Protective Painting | Preparation Process

 

Painting without prep work is like building a house on sand.

That’s why we perform prep work before every project to ensure that your fresh, new look lasts.

Exterior Painting


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Full power wash of surface of the home to clean the surface, and remove dirt & cobwebs

R

Caulk all cracks where caulking has failed

R

Replacement of rotten or warped boards

R

Sand and prime areas that are chipping or peeling

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Scrape any loose or peeling paint that is no longer bonding to the surface of the exterior

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Caulk all nail holes where nails have sunk into the siding

R

Apply wood putty to large gaps or holes in trim or siding boards

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Detergent power wash is done to remove any mold or mildew, usually found on the north side of the house

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Masking off of roof, bricks, windows etc…

Interior Painting


All of the heavy furniture is moved to the center of the room and covered with plastic drapes

The flooring is covered with paint-proof drop cloths

Other valuables are covered or moved out of the way

Major cracks in ceilings, walls, and trim are filled and caulked if necessary

Walls and ceilings are prepared by patching up any holes or cracks

Walls, Ceilings, and trim are lightly washed over with a damp cloth to remove any dirt and cobwebs

Any chips or peeling on the trim is sanded and primed before applying paint

Decks & Fences


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Thorough power wash to clean the surface and open up the pores in the wood

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Areas that are oxidized (black) are sanded or wire brushed where necessary

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After sanding, the area gets cleaned off again by power wash or a wet rag or towel

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