Now that exterior paint products for specific surfaces have been addressed for the body of the house it’s time to focus on the detail areas of the house. By detail areas I am referring to wood and metal (aluminum) trim, fascia, soffit, doors, shutters, railings and spindles.
Brick is a common house surface or foundation that can be painted if the correct product is chosen. Also concrete and masonry are common foundation surfaces that use the same products as brick.There are two premium exterior paint products for specific surfaces such as these that can be applied to provide superior durability.
If you own an aluminum or vinyl siding house and would like to change the color or freshen up here are two exterior paint products for specific surfaces like aluminum and vinyl. Here is a link for a self priming direct to metal (D.T.M.) paint for aluminum siding and trim:
As mentioned in my prior blog is absolutely critical to choose the correct exterior paint products for specific surfaces along with the correct sheen. I will address the many different exterior surfaces and related products in this blog and those to follow. First let’s address the house siding like hardwood, cedar and stucco. All three of these surfaces require different paint or stain for it to adhere properly and provide the best durability.
Choosing what paint sheens for exterior surfaces is just as important as choosing the colors especially when painting exterior surfaces. You want to make sure the correct sheen is chosen for the siding, trim, doors and porch/deck floors that will provide the best durability. Here is a helpful link that will provide a sheen guideline for exterior surfaces: