There’s a lot more than slapping paint on a wall that goes into painting your exterior. Depending on the painter, you’ll have varying final results depending on what kind of preparations they make for your project.

Procoat crews take a very detailed and conscientious approach to prep, as it sets the foundation for the quality of the paint job.

Wash

A clean surface is best when applying a fresh coat of paint. Pressure washing before painting is a must if you want your paint job to last as long as possible. Dirt, mold, or chipping paint makes it difficult for new paint to adhere properly.

SCRAPE

Scraping paint that is peeling or flaking is really important. Similar to pressure washing, scraping assures that your paint will adhere properly and not start peeling too soon.

SAND

Sanding is yet another way to fully prepare the surface for painting. Once flakes of paint are scraped off, sanding gives your walls a surface that is as smooth as can be so that there will be no bumps or wrinkles in the finished product.

MASK

In order to avoid splatters on windows, gutters, and any other surface you’re not painting, use plastic or paper to cover these. It can be tedious, but so worth it when you don’t have to do unnecessary clean up.

PRIME

When necessary, especially during color changes, using primer is a good way to make sure the surface is totally ready for your fresh coat of paint. When it’s a color change, using primer helps neutralize the color so that the old color doesn’t show through as an undertone.

Let Procoat Save You Time

It’s no wonder a painting project can take longer than you expect! A high-quality paint job takes precision, attention to detail, and lots of hard work.

Procoat takes the time to listen to all of your concerns, desires, and questions before diving into your project. Our estimator makes sure you understand the entire scope of work, our color consultants help you decide which shade is exactly right for the job, and our production manager makes sure our crews understand what you want.

At Procoat, we use detailed protocols for each aspect of our work. So, we can tell you precisely what to expect from our company. We value excellent customer service, keeping our staff happy, and using quality materials in our work.

Procoat Painting offers professional painting services to both commercial and residential clients in Athens, Georgia and surrounding counties. We focus on our people, as we believe that building a strong culture is the key to providing consistent quality work to our clients. So, visit our about page to learn more about us, read our Google reviews to see why clients love us, or click here to schedule a free estimate!

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