3 Reasons to Paint the Exterior of Your Home This Fall

Autumn is the perfect time of year for taking a stroll through a local park and admiring the foliage or relaxing by a fire with a nice warm cup of hot cider. But did you know that it’s also the perfect time of year to think about giving your home a fresh coat of paint? Here, we outline the top three reasons why you should get the exterior of your home painted this fall.

 

1. Ideal Weather for Outdoor Projects

Not too hot, and not too cold — autumn has the perfect weather for doing all sorts of things outdoors. For painting in particular, it’s important that the temperature is above 40-50 degrees Fahrenheit when applying. If it’s any cooler than that, the paint will not be able to properly cure. Paint will take a few days to fully cure, so it’s important that the temperature also stays above freezing at night. Additionally, fall tends to have dryer weather than the spring or summer, making it easier to schedule home painting for your Logan Square property without worrying about having to reschedule due to rain.

 

2. Refreshed Appearance the Before Holiday Season

The holidays are fast approaching, and you know what that means — it’s time to start sprucing up your home in anticipation of the arrival of friends and family members. Before you start hanging up evergreen wreaths and sparkling lights, make sure that you have a clean backdrop to work with. You’ll be surprised how much a new coat of paint will do to refresh the facade of your home.

If you’re thinking of doing something a little more bold and changing up the color, our team would be happy to assist. We offer complimentary color consultations through our partnership with Sherwin-Williams to help you choose the best color for your home.

 

3. Paint Protects the Exterior of Your Home

More than just giving your home an updated appearance, a fresh coat of paint will also help to protect your siding from the elements. Before we even begin to paint, we will pressure wash your home to remove any mold, mildew, and dirt. These contaminants, if left untreated, can cause permanent staining, or even cracks. Pressure washing beforehand ensures that the final product will be clean and consistent, without any residual stains. Plus, once the fresh paint is fully cured, it will help to repel buildup of contaminants.

 

Ready to give the outside of your home the attention it deserves? When you need exterior painters for your Logan Square property, don’t hesitate to give us a call or contact us online.

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