The Exterior Expanse

Picture of a home and a color pallet around it.
Vecchio Painting
October 5, 2023
5 min read

Your Guide to Exterior Painting

The exterior of a building isn't just its protective shell; it's the first impression. It speaks of the character within and stands as a guard against the elements.

The Importance of Prepping

Exterior painting is more than just slapping on a coat of paint. Proper cleaning, sanding, and priming are essential steps to ensure the paint adheres well and lasts longer.

Choosing the Right Paint

With exteriors exposed to varying weather conditions, selecting the right type of paint is crucial. Water-resistant paints, UV-protective coats, and other specialized paints might be necessary depending on the location and climate.

Trending Colors and Aesthetics

While interiors are deeply personal, exteriors often need to blend with the neighborhood or stand out in a commercial setting. Keeping abreast of trending colors can give your building a modern touch.

Maintenance and Longevity

Regular cleaning, checking for peeling or chipping, and repainting when needed are vital for maintaining a fresh and vibrant exterior look. After all, a well-maintained exterior not only looks good but also offers better protection against the elements.