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Successful exterior painting can be complex. And for good reason, exterior paints are particularly sensitive, they are attacked by rain, and wind
Are you planning to paint a facade or an exterior wall? Are you interested in painting a roof? Are you looking to repaint your exterior joinery? Whatever your needs, have the instinct to be well informed about exterior painting work.
Good news: Euro Painting, Inc. gives you a lot of advice on choosing exterior paint, and on its application. If you have any questions, please get in contact with our painting contractors in Sarasota who will be happy to assist.
CHOOSING AN EXTERIor paint
When painting outdoors, one of the key steps will be to choose the type of paint best suited to your needs. It is obvious that painting a surface exposed to the elements requires the use of an exterior paint.
It is therefore advisable to inform yourself well about the different types of exterior paint, and their uses.
EXTERIOR PAINT: the different types of paint
There are different types of exterior paint on the market. They will be more or less adapted depending on the nature of your facade and its specificities.
Let’s take a look at the main facade and exterior paints:
If acrylic paints were considered bad exterior paints, this is not the case at all. The choice of a water-based facade paint remains the cheapest and most ecological option (except for lime paint).
is an ecological facade paint. It is applied like a facade plaster. Ecological and natural, it is however quite delicate to apply, which is why we prefer to entrust it to professional.
This paint designed for harsh climatic conditions. It is a resin-based paint, which benefits from a waterproofing effect. Siloxane paint is strongly recommended for facades highly exposed to pollution, plants, or bad weather (by the sea, for example).