Someone responsible for the painting and decoration of buildings is a house painter. The decoration of buildings is done by a house painter or a decorator. Painting is done due to the following purposes which include; protection from damage of water, rust, insect, mold and corrosion and the other reason is to improve the appearance. Various ways have been used in painting a house but a procedure is followed through. In order to get maximum results in painting a house then various tips and guidelines need to be followed through. Choosing the right time of year, cleaning the surface of the house, removing any defective paint, making necessary repairs, knowing the amount of paint to be used, priming the surface, choosing the paint, mixing your paint are the tips to consider before actually painting the house.
Due to the different seasonal changes then its important to choose the right time of the year. The surface of the house is cleaned as the next tip before painting so as to remove stubborn dirt using a wire to brush and warm soapy water. A power washer is used as the other way of cleaning in order to remove paint flecks and stubborn dirt. Top to bottom is the way to go when cleaning the house in order to give it ample time to dry thoroughly before painting. Removal of defective paint is followed after the cleaning process especially those that are chipped, blistered or loose.
A house or building cannot have that fresh paint if the defective paint is not removed. A paint scraper is used in removal of any defective paint with the aid of sand paper wrapped around wooden block or power sand in both smooth and rough surfaces. An electric paint remover is used to remove heavy old paint deposits which melts the paint and pulls it from the wall. The other tip before proceeding to painting of the house is making any necessary repairs. Walking around the periphery of the house while looking for split shingles, siding rust, popped nails and mildew is the way in which inspection of the house is done.
Split shingles are replaced, cracked siding are filled and sanded, as for rust its removed while mildew is scrubbed away these are the ways in which the various damages are rectified. Figuring the amount of paint to be used is followed after knowing the right time of year to paint, cleaning the surface of the house, removing any defective paint and making necessary repairs.
In order to avoid running out of paint halfway through the painting process its important to know the amount of paint is needed. In order to know amount of paint needed the perimeter of the house is measured including the height of the house.