Proper Painting Gear Makes Exterior Painting Easier


Now that we’re in the late stages of the exterior painting season, it’s time to gear up for those final projects that will get your home winter-ready. Short of repainting your entire house, maybe you need to replace and paint some trim, or simply want to add a new punch color to your front door. Whatever’s on your agenda, you’ll need the right “gear” to do the job. Here are some bare essentials:

  1. Scrapers. Used to remove loose and flaking paint from previously painted surfaces. A wide scraper speeds work on larger areas, but you may also need a smaller scraper to work in tight spots.
  2. Sandpaper. Essential for “feathering” rough edges smooth where you’ve removed flaking or peeling paint. It’s helpful to have several….Read More