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What You Need to Know Before Painting Your Home

The only property improvement project that quickly revives, beautifies, and protects its investment effectively and affordably is painting your house. New coats of paint can completely transform the look and value of your home. And while painting your house can be a big job, it’s a project that necessitates preparation.

Painting your house’s exterior is challenging because it needs to withstand the elements. It’s also necessary to seal any exposed wood and roofing areas before painting. You’ll want to make sure that all surfaces are clean and dry so the paint will adhere properly. Painting over dirty or wet surfaces can lead to peeling, blistering, or flaking.

Painting your home’s interior is much simpler and doesn’t require as many steps. You can start by painting the ceiling if you’d like, then move on to the walls. If you have any trim or molding, you can paint that last. It’s essential to use the right type of paint.

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Choosing the right type of paint for your project

When it comes time to paint your home, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is which type of paint to use, there are a variety of paints available on the market, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses. To choose the right type of paint for your project, you need to understand the different kinds of paints and their benefits.

Water-based paint

The most common type of paint used for indoor and outdoor projects. Water-based paint is easy to apply, dries quickly, and can be cleaned up with water and soap. However, water-based paint is not as durable as other types of paint and may need to be reapplied more often.

Oil-based paint

Another common type of paint, but it is not as popular as water-based paint because it is more difficult to apply and clean up. Oil-based paint is more durable than water-based paint, making it a good choice for high-traffic areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. However, oil-based paint can yellow over time and may require special cleaners to remove.

Latex paint

A water-based paint made with synthetic materials. More durable than water-based paint and latex is less likely to yellow over time. Latex paint is also easier to clean up than oil-based paint.

Acrylic paint

Aso, water-based paint that dries quickly and is resistant to fading. Acrylic paint is a good choice for projects that require a high level of detail, such as painting trim or cabinets. However, acrylic paint can be difficult to work with and may need to be diluted with water before use.

The type of paint you choose for your project will depend on the project’s specific requirements.

Water-based paint is the most versatile and can be used for various projects, but oil-based paint is more durable and may be better for high-traffic areas. Latex paint is a good choice for projects that require a high level of detail, but acrylic paint can be challenging to work with. Ultimately, the best type of paint for your project will be the one that best meets your needs.

Preparing surfaces before painting your home

Before B&M starts painting your house, we will prepare the surface. This means cleaning the surfaces and removing any old paint or wallpaper for indoor surfaces. To prepare outdoor surfaces for paint, we will clean them and remove any old paint or debris. If there are any cracks or holes in the surface, we’ll fix them before painting.

Consult with B&M Painting for Your Next Paint Project!

The paint pros at B&M Painting have experience with everything there is to know about painting and protective coatings. We never apply less than two coats, which guard your investment against wear and harsh elements. The professional and friendly staff at B&M Painting would love to discuss the best paint for your needs in a free consultation. Call us at 1-928-636-8281. You can email us at and visit our website by CLICKING HERE.