It’s House Painting Season in Phoenix

Fall is a great time for house painting in the Phoenix area. There are many factors to consider when you are painting the exterior of your home. The type of paint, finish, and color are all important. The weather can be a big factor. Since Scottsdale-House-Painting-Exteriorfall temperatures here are milder it can be the perfect weather for working outside on your house.

Dress for the weather and make sure you have any safety gear that is necessary.  It is always easier to get a job done in optimal working conditions.

Additionally, paint manufacturers have a recommended temperature range for application of their products to your house. In most cases, to ensure optimal results, extreme temperatures during the painting process should be avoided. In the fall, the difference between daytime and nighttime temperatures is not as big and more consistent temperatures mean better results for your house painting job. The paint on your house is important for protecting the structure from the elements, and fall is a great time to make sure your house ready for any kind of winter weather.

Any minor or cosmetic repairs necessary should be made prior to prepping your house for painting. Make sure the surface is clean and free of debris.  When choosing a color, keep in mind that painting a light color over a darker color may require more than one coat. You will also want to coordinate your color choice with the shingles or trim. It is important to choose the correct type and finish of paint for the materials on your house.  Stucco or other special materials may present a challenge for do-it-yourselfers.

House painting can be a big project. Hiring a professional can help you make the appropriate choice for your house painting project. With some preparation and great weather you can be assured of great results.

If you want to be sure you are hiring the best professional painters, download our free checklist to guide you through the process.