House Painting

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by pabaker, May 12, 2008.

  1. Looking to paint the house this spring. should i brush roll or spray? it alum sideing in good shape. i can buy a sprayer for 200.oo at lowes or should i just rent? im working alone so its gonna take a few day. any advise would be helpful

    thanks
    paul
     
  2. DaleM

    DaleM Original OGF Staff Member

    If your doing siding rent a good sprayer from Sherwin Williams. Those $200.00 are OK but a good machine will give you a much better paint job, that will last a lot longer. I paint on the side and have a machine like I suggest you rent. You'll find it's quicker and much better. A normal 2 story should take about 3 days from start to finish if your doing one coat. add another day or so if you put 2 coats on. Good luck.
     

  3. Spray it. It'll look nicer, and you'll have it done in half the time.
     
  4. Byg

    Byg

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    I just did mine last spring,
    I cleaned it with trisodium phoshate and a brush on a pole then rinsed with pressure washer. I used one of the wagner airless sprayers where you put your hose in the 5gal bucket worked great..2 things I suggest, wear a mask I got sicker than a dog (respiratory crap)didnt even know I was breathing anything. Get someone to move your paint as you go so you dont have to stop spraying, this was a big help..also use the right tip for the spray gun
    Mine turned out great I used sherwin williams super paint
    Good Luck