A trades person that is responsible for the painting and decoration of buildings is referred to as a house painter. A house painter is also referred to as a decorator as they are involved in decoration of the building. Improving the appearance of a building and also protecting it from water damage, rust, insect, mold damage and corrosion are the main reason of house painting. There are ways in which a house is painted but follows a certain procedure. Before painting a house there are certain guidelines that ensure the success of the painting. Several tips have been outlined which include; ; choosing the right time of year, cleaning the surface of the house, removing any defective paint, making necessary repairs among others.
Due to the different seasonal changes then its important to choose the right time of the year. In order to remove dirt a warm soapy water and a wire to brush is used to clean the surface of the house. A power washer is used as the other way of cleaning in order to remove paint flecks and stubborn dirt. Before proceeding to paint the house it should dry thoroughly after the cleaning process which begins from top to bottom. Chipped, blistered or loose paint is removed after the cleaning process as they are defective paints.
When the defective paint is not removed the fresh paint is prevented from adhering to the house or building. 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. After removing any defective paint then necessary repairs need to be made before proceeding to paint the house. 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.
Some of the ways in which the various damages are rectified include; mildew scrubbed away as for cracked siding it will be filled and sanded and split shingles replaced. Knowing the amount of paint to be used is also a tip of consideration.
In order to avoid running out of paint halfway through the painting process its important to know the amount of paint is needed. The height of the house and the perimeter is measured in order to know the amount of paint to use.