How long will exterior paint last?

Answer Depending on the quality of paint, paint job and climate where you live, exterior paint can last from seven to 10 years. If you live in an area that receives a lot of storms, your paint may not las... Read More »

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How long does it take for exterior paint to dry?

Exterior latex paint will generally dry within four to eight hours. If there is high humidity or if the temperature is below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, add a few extra hours to the drying time. Oil-bas... Read More »

Can I paint an aluminum storm door with exterior paint?

You can paint aluminum storm doors with exterior paint. Use exterior semi-gloss latex paint and apply using thin layers, making sure that each layer is completely dry before applying the next coat.... Read More »

How to Prepare Exterior Surfaces That Have Peeling Paint for New Paint?

Ten percent of all paint jobs have problems, according Sherwin Williams Co. technical manager, David Chupka. Save time and money by properly preparing surfaces prior to applying new paint, particul... Read More »

Does exterior satin paint last longer than flat paint?

Exterior paint comes in flat, satin or semi-gloss. Flat paint is good for hiding imperfections, and satin paint is easier to clean. Satin finish, also called eggshell, is more durable and resilient... Read More »