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This Exterior Painting Blog is all about painting the exterior of your house or business. It serves to help people better understand the reasons behind painting, the products that are best to use and the methods of some DIY painting projects.
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After announcing the 2020 Color of the Year, Behr also released their 2020 Color Trends palette featuring softer colors that were inspired by the natural elements, Earth, Wind, Water, Fire & Sky. These colors are meant to invoke the feelings of travel and adventure through nature.
Bringing these colors into your home will inspire and bring invigorated life into any room. If you are ready to start exploring these, or any other color design options for the interior or exterior of your home for your next paint job, we can help. Click to schedule a Free Color Consultation
Behr has released their Color of the Year: Back to Nature. They are hailing this color as "calm, gracious, and balanced".
As we have been watching the trends happen both from Paint Manufacturers like Behr and Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore and watching trends from our customers, it seems that the latest color trends are leaning towards the lighter shades.
Painting the exterior of your house is critical. It is the first line of defense that your home has against the weather here in COLORado. Paint manufacturers recommend that you paint every 5-7 years and when the climate is harsh, like ours in COLORado, you should paint sooner.
Here are the signs to look for in your house to see if your house is ready for painting:
Okay, All the big guns come out with their predictions of the Color of the Year and this year, Behr is coming out with theirs: Blueprint S470-5. It's similar to the Color of the Year last year from Sherwin Williams, which was Oceanside, but the color sets are very popular which ever company you choose to use.
We would love some feedback from the public as to what they think about the Behr Color of the Year. If you would like to leave your comments below, we would love the feedback.
The quick answer is yes. However, there are caveats.
The temperature must be right, or the paint will fail. If the temperature is too low, below 45, it gets really sticky, no pun intended. The temperature of the air is important but also the temperature of the house. Both have to be above 45 and not just for the application of the paint, but the drying process as well.
Most of us living in Colorado know that with our 4 seasons, the weather can be harsh on our homes. During the winter seasons temperatures can reach far below freezing and then the summer heat can reach above 100. Thats quite a difference between temps!
So, now you ask yourself, where am I going with this? Well, all of those climate changes in our beautiful state of COLORado produce moisture. This moisture can wreak havoc on your home and here's how.
Hiring a professional painter can be challenging when there are so many to choose from, why not just do it yourself? In this article we will describe the benefits of "doing it yourself" versus hiring a professional painter. Are we biased, no way, it's just the facts ma'am!
1. Perfect Results
The coating of paint on your home's exterior is the first layer of defense against our harsh Colorado weather! You know the saying, "If you don't like the weather, wait 10 minutes!" With the extreme hot and cold that we Coloradans experience, having a solid coat of quality latex paint paint on your home's exterior is key to keeping your house protected.
Okay here are the top reasons to get your house painted in the Spring!