What Types of Siding are Paintable?

As a professional painting company, it is important to approach all jobs with a consistent and replicable approach. While consistency is incredibly important it is also very import to recognize that each job will be unique and require the expertise to get the job done correctly. A significant element of expertise involves using the correct product and application for the type of material being painted.  For most houses the siding will be the largest surface area of the home but what type of siding can be painted? What type of siding does my home have? Houses are sided in a wide range of products, wood, metal, vinyl, composites, brick, stone, and even asphalt or old-style asbestos.  Once the type of material is identified [...]

What Types of Siding are Paintable?2019-02-01T18:56:18+00:00

Painting Aluminum Siding

There is a special process behind painting aluminum siding. Aluminum oxidizes over time, leaving a chalk like appearance, so the house has to be washed thoroughly. After 99% of the chalk is removed, you must use a specialty primer for all bare, shiny metal areas. Once those areas have been spot primed, we recommend adding a bonding additive to the first coat of the paint. Mix a quart of additive for every gallon of paint. After that, an additional coat of paint will leave your house looking great for up to 15 years!

Painting Aluminum Siding2018-05-11T14:04:15+00:00