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Tips for painting - second part

To continue our discussion, here are the next tips about house painting from our side.

Fifth tip: temperature
The temperature is usually not a big problem, but it is recommended not to paint in low temperature - paint works best if the day temperature remains above ten degrees. It is possible for some oil base paints to be used later in the autumn.
Waterborne paints and varnishes should not be used when it is colder than 5 degrees. In this case the oil based products are somewhat more flexible, as several of these may be used also when the thermometer falls below zero.

It is possible to paint with oil-based products when it is quite cold, but one must be aware that the paint can be a bit thick and heavy to work with in the cold temperatures and it's not particularly pleasant to paint in freezing temperatures. From our opinion, you are encouraged to initiate while there are still pleasant temperatures outside.

Sixth tip: wash and scrape before you paint
A clean, dry, solid house free of loose old paint is a prerequisite for good results. Many people cheat on this, but a prerequisite for a good result is that the preparations are done well. You must also consider whether your house after washing and scraping needs priming. In other words, the better preparation you do, the better the results.

Seventh tip: correct tools on correct cladding
When choosing the equipment - you must look at what kind of cladding wall has. Vertical cladding can benefit from using a roller, because then you have taken large swings up and down and release the breaks in the paint sections. It gets a little bit harder and trickier with horizontal cladding, then you must move the ladders here and it's hard to take all the length. What you should try to achieve is to paint the most full lengths without interruption. The new waterborne products dry quickly and this is where you will find it quite tricky to do the job well.