Affordable Exterior House Painting in Mesa, AZ
Hire a professional Exterior House Painting in Mesa, AZ to paint your house and save hassles, pain, and money. A professional will come in and first remove as many small items as he can including mailboxes, house numbers, outdoor furniture, light fixtures, hoses, and any removable signs, floor mats, exterior door knockers made of brass or other expensive decorations like shutters. Then he will cover shrubs and bushes and flowers to protect them from the paint. The entire outside grounds of the house will be protected with plastic or drop cloths. The outside of the house will be power washed. Holes and cracks will be filled in with caulk or putty in some cases. Then the exterior will be prepared and primed before painting.
Once the primer coat has dried, the professional Exterior House Painting in Mesa, AZ will mix his paint and make sure he has enough for the whole job. He will mix all the paint and store it in 5-gallon containers. The reason he mixes every bit of his supply at the beginning of the project is so that there won't be any different shades caused by normal factory differences. Mixing ahead of painting ensures uniformity.
He will start with the “Fascia” or the body of the house where he will use a brush or a roller or both. He uses long smooth strokes to make an even image. He knows how to use different paints. Oil paints require brushing back and forth several times to get an even coat while Latex requires less brushing and should be applied with one or two strokes in each direction generously. The Trim is the last area he paints. He will coat window sashes first along with the paneling on doors. He will then paint window frames, sills, and the trim on the door. After painting windows, he will scrape any excess paint off with a razor blade scraper to obtain a clean edge all around on each pane of the window. Shutters will be Exterior House Painting in Mesa, AZ separately and replaced when the house is dry. Everything goes back in original order.