Project Book: Painting Your Home’s Exterior Part 2: Prep Work

To achieve a long-lasting exterior paint job, preparation is key. Paying close attention to prep work can add years to the life of your finish coat. Creating a sound, dry surface for a new coat of paint is essential for any successful paint job and will also save you time and money in the long run. This is because the condition of the surface will determine the paint job’s success more than anything else will.