Exterior Painting FAQs
Many factors can contribute to that.
1. The quality of the paint used is of the utmost importance.
2. The amount of nearby trees and shrubbery and whether or not you have an automatic sprinkler system that keeps the house or nearby greenery constantly damp or moist.
3. Window unit air conditioners are a major source of rotted window sills and peeling paint around the window frames and siding below.
There are too many factors to take into consideration here, and each home can be different. However a good quality job done by a professional crew under normal conditions should last anywhere from 4-7 years. Call us at (210) 473-3117 and we will be happy to evaluate your particular situation and offer you a more precise answer.
Yes, absolutely. While it is understood that people are cautious and confused about the logic in doing so, there is no reason to hesitate. These products are often sold with the understanding that they are maintenance free. Nothing is further from the truth. These products do require regular maintenance that is, more often than not, never performed because the homeowner believes that they require no maintenance. Periodic washing is needed to remove dirt and oxidation just like your automobile; when this is not done, repainting or replacement will eventually be needed. Obviously repainting is by far the most feasible alternative. So with that said, how do you paint it, and how long will it last?