EXTERIOR PAINTING PROCESS
At Mastery Painting we know preparation is the key to a beautiful and long lasting painting job. That’s why we make sure to follow the steps from beginning to the end to exceed your expectations.
*Houses built before 1979 were most likely once painted with paint that contained lead. if you want to check if your house has lead get the 3M LeadCheck™ Instant Lead Test Swabs at your local paint store, and follow the instructions.
Prepwork for house or buildings with hardy plank siding
Power washed house or building to get rid of all dirt or moss.
Let it dry 1-3 day depending on the weather.
Scrape all loose paint
We remove or cover all exterior lights.
Prime all areas as needed with a water based primer.
Cosmetic caulking where needed. such as around windows and door frames seams if needed
Cover all areas not to be painted such as windows, plants, roof, and concrete.
After all areas have been properly prepared, we start spraying first coat and second coat.
After we are done painting two coats on the body we will proceed to remove all plastic from windows and roof as we go along painting the trim.
We apply two coats on the trim.
The trim could include in some cases
*For exterior painting projects we spray most doors in place.
Once we are done with trim and body we proceed to look for any touch-ups.
We walk around your property to ensure that everything is clean and neat.
Here are some examples of surfaces we encounter on residential structures as well in apartment complex.
Wood siding,: cedar
Vinyl siding, plastic or aluminum
Composite siding, (hardy plank)
We also provide interior painting in Portland at affordable prices. Call us.