How to Calculate Exterior Paint?

Answer Knowing how much paint you will need for a project can be tricky. This article walks you through it in four simple steps.

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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 »

How to Paint Exterior Walls With a Paint Sprayer?

Paint sprayers are a more efficient--and often cheaper--way of painting large surfaces than are brushes. However, they are difficult to use, and it is easy to spread paint onto unwanted surfaces if... Read More »