Things You Need To Know Before Painting Your Hawaii Home’s Exterior

Painting your home’s exterior in Hawaii might sound like an easy plan to execute at first. The truth is, it isn’t; painting is quite a complex process. There’s a lot of preparation that needs to be done and the actual process itself can be quite tough. That’s why painting is best left to the professionals.

However, there are some things that you, as a customer, need to make up your mind about before handing over anything to the professional painters. If you’re wondering what that could be, don’t. We’ve already created a list of considerations to be made to simplify things.

So, just take a look and make a note!

Mother Nature

Since you are dealing with the exterior of your home in Hawaii, mother nature is definitely something that needs to be factored in. Make sure your painting plan are made well in advance. The season/time of the year has a major role to play in how the painting process will occur and more importantly, in how the results of the process turn out to be.

Ideally, you need to select the driest weather possible; ideally, around 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Dry weather allows the paint to dry up and encourages adherence.

Prioritize Quality

High-quality paints offer several benefits. The main benefit being that the paint won’t peel off in a few years. They are bound to last for quite some time, which means you won’t have to keep repainting every few years or so.

However, high-quality paints are going to cost you a fair bit, but, if you want your exteriors looking good and to stay in top-notch condition, the price should never be a factor. If you can afford these paints, just go right ahead and spend the money.

In fact, it works out cheaper in the long run. You won’t have to spend on frequent repainting.

Check Out A Few Samples

Like with most other products or services you buy, sampling is important. Without sampling, you really can’t determine whether the product/service is going to meet your expectations or not. The same applies to paint. In fact, with paint, you need to be extra careful.

Even if you’re shown samples at the store, the color can end up looking a lot different on your home exterior. This can be due to factors such as ambient lighting or the surface that’s being painted on. So, make sure you take a few samples home to test out yourself.

The last thing you need is to spend on a color and find out it doesn’t work.

Tape Off

Make sure you tape off areas that you don’t want to be painted. Now, professional painters (like us) will do all of this this before they begin their actual work.

Call us, Freshcoat Painting Hawaii, at (808) 425-9262 or submit a form inquiry to get a free estimate and consultation. Mahalo! We look forward to serving you!

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