Exterior painting is best handled by a professional company like ours. And if you haven’t painted your home in five or more years, it may be time.
Exterior House Painting in Tucson
Does your house need a paint job? Interior painting lasts a lot longer, particularly in areas that are low-use; the outside of your home is a different matter, however. If you’re looking to save money, chances are that you’re thinking about painting it yourself. That may not be your best choice.
Exterior house painting in Tucson is not as easy as it looks. First off, you’re going to have to spend a lot of time up on a ladder. How high is the outside of your home? A one story ranch home is fairly early; however, older, taller homes should be handled by a pro. Look at a large Victorian home for example.
Multiple wings means a lot of time up and down on ladders applying paint. Any intricate or elaborate embellishments or decorations? If so, accessibility will be an issue, and you’re going to have to contact a painter that specializes in specialty jobs. Ladders just won’t be enough. You might need a cherry picker or a scaffold. What a lot of the do it yourself crown fail to realize is that they’re probably going to have to call us instead for examples such as this. Here is a guideline: Straight walls on a simple, box-shaped house are easy. Irregularly shaped homes on the other hand tend to be more time-consuming and complicated for a normal consumer. Call us instead.
Painting isn’t easy. It is hard work, particularly considering Tucson’s high summer temperatures. Any house painting project requires you to ask a bunch of questions before you begin.
How much preparation are you going to need to do before you paint your home? Examine your house for potential problems that may require addition prep time. Do you have any wood rot? What about peeling or mildew? Alligatoring on your siding? Any cracked window panes? What about loose or missing caulking around the trim? Do you have lead paint? If your home was painted before 1978 there’s about an 80% chance that your paint contains lead. If you decide to paint your home yourself, you will have to learn about how to handle and/or remove lead paint safely. If you’re familiar with solving problems like these, you also probably know that you might need a few days to remedy these and other painting problems and potential situations that might arise. Another option might be to consider just hiring a profession house painter to fix any extensive issues before you get started.
Even if you have a small home, exterior house painting needs to be done perfectly or the end result will be shoddy and could cause you a bit of trouble. IF you get the wrong paint, or hire someone simply because they work for cheap, you may find yourself in trouble with your HOA.
They can legally fine you if your paint starts to flake, scale or peel. What can you do, short of shelling out a lot of money to contest it in court? Call us and get professional painting results.
Paint Your Home in Tucson The Right Way: Call Us
If you have painting experience, then you probably can do any sort of painting job there is. However, most people don’t have that kind of knowledge. For example, a lot of homeowner’s associations restrict your use of color and even paint type. Can you be sure that the paint you bought at your local home improvement center is the right type? How do you know you haven’t bought an interior gloss paint that’s meant for a bedroom or family room instead of the outside of your home.
As a professional painting service in Tucson, we will not only put your paint on the right way, we’ll make sure that we treat your home as if it is our own. We’ll make sure that we tape your home properly, and protect your plants and sidewalks. And you also have to understand one fundamental truths regarding painting. Some houses are more difficult to paint than others.
So remember. You want to stay in the rules of your neighborhood. You want to make sure you’re safe. And you want to make sure that your paint job looks great when you’re done. All very good reasons to call us. We are your professional exterior painter in Tucson.