How To Paint External Walls

It is clear that it is the exteriors that suffer the severity of the weather and are in constant exposure to the sun, that is why we must choose suitable paintings to prolong the good appearance of our walls and thus the beauty of our house.

Surface Preparation
In the exterior walls, you can not use the mastics that are used indoors because they would not resist the rains and other atmospheric factors. There are special filters for exteriors, but there is no doubt that cement is the best solution.

A widespread problem is moisture in walls, which appears breaking the plaster or coating that is adhered to the wall on the outside. In this case, you can add to the patches you make certain anti-moisture compounds such as water repellent in the paste, or similar materials. The application form varies, and you will find it in the product packaging.

Once the fixes have dried remove the paint detached from the surface, and sand the wall with sandpaper 60 or 80 to remove previous colors or plaster grains in new walls. If it has any texture or is just too rough to be sanded, just brushes to remove all the dust, it might have. There will be no need to sand it.

Whether a new wall or previously painted, you should apply a prior coat of sealant fixative or products of similar characteristics, so that it does not absorb too much paint and fixes better.

Tools to use
Remember to cover the floor and proceed to paint. It is best to use a full roller and the use of the pole, and brush or brush to cut. If the wall is textured or with a very thick plaster, i.e., with many imperfections and holes, it is best to get a roller with long wool of about 20 to 30 mm.

The painting
Plastic paint for exteriors, acrylic latex, coating for surfaces or a similar product that resists well to the weather, water-based. Consult the painting specialist in the store or paint shop that will advise you on the right paint. You can also use lime paints.

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Paint The Terrace Or Small Patio

Like any exterior surface, the walls of the terrace must receive adequate preparation and a special paint that resists the climatic agents without noticeably modifying their color and appearance, to keep this space pleasant for much longer.

The painting

The material must be paint or special coating for outdoors. Quality products must always be chosen; this is a detail that guarantees a better painting job, greater material yield and a prolonged good condition of the walls.

The colors

This is the point where more conflict is generated. The advisable thing is that all the exteriors of the house have the same color, or at least they are coordinated among themselves. The same must also generate a contrast with the vegetation and furniture.

The most used colors are white, tile, ocher, yellow and pastel shades, but betting on new colors and combinations in a measured and elegant way can generate a comfortable space. Pure white can be very luminous and cause glare when leaving the interior. On the other hand, warm colors make a hot area in warm climates, but they are cozy in cold climates.

Shaded or covered areas can be painted in a lighter shade than those exposed directly to the sun.

The painted

Exteriors are areas battered by moisture and sun. For this reason, we must check the excellent condition of the walls and repair them properly for the most extended duration of the painting.

For help with your painting needs, it is always helpful to think through hiring professional painters. The painting is the same for any exterior. It is always necessary to take into account the weather conditions, that is to say, that there is no excessive environmental humidity, that no rain or wind is foreseen, and that the surface to be painted is not exposed directly to the sun at the time of carrying out the work.

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