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Exterior Paint Specifications

Wood

Wood trim and siding

  1. Surface Preparation:
    NOTE‚ If lead is suspected in the paint, do not attempt to scrape, sand, power wash, use heat gun, etc., which might put lead into the environment, but rather contact a contractor qualified for lead assessment and abatement

    • treat mildew areas with a household bleach concentrate:
    • dull existing sheen by sanding with an 80 grit sanding sponge or paper
    • remove surface contamination; dirt, chalk, etc. by pressure washing and for added measures scrubbing with contractor recommended products then rinse thoroughly.
    • NOTE: Prestige Painting is careful about the damage by the high pressure jet of power washing
  1. Priming:
    • Application of the recommended primer over the existing surface or paint (some latex paints may specify use of a primer if used over oil based paint)
    • use quality exterior latex or wood undercoater primer that is recommended for wood repaint surfaces
    • Primer is meant to be top coated because it is not UV protected
  1. Painting:
    • use premium quality exterior 100% acrylic latex paint in flat, satin, semigloss or gloss finish, depending on appearance desired
    • do not apply oil-based paint over latex paint

 

Stucco

Previously Painted

  1. Surface Preparation:
    NOTE‚ If lead is suspected in the paint, do not attempt to scrape, sand, power wash, use heat gun, etc., which might put lead into the environment, but rather contact a contractor qualified for lead assessment and abatement

    • treat mildew areas with a household bleach concentrate:
    • Apply stucco patch to cracks or holes
    • if efflorescence is present, remove by hand wire brushing; and try to identify and eliminate any source of water from behind the stucco that could have caused the efflorescence
    • remove surface contamination dirt, or chalk, by pressure washing.
  2. Priming:
    • Application of the recommended primer over the existing surface or paint
    • use premium quality exterior acrylic primer that is recommended for masonry surfaces
  1. Painting:
    • use premium quality exterior 100% acrylic latex paint in flat, satin, or semi-gloss finish, depending on appearance desired; or a quality latex masonry paint

 

Metal

Previously Painted

  1. Surface Preparation:
    • Remove any rust, remove by wire brushing, scraping, sanding, or machine grinding; wear eye protection, dust mask and work gloves
    • remove surface contamination such as dirt, chalk, rust-scale, etc.
  2. Priming:
    • Prime rust or other corrosion and bare metal
    • if there is rust, apply a rust inhibitive metal primer after preparing the surface, covering the entire area
  1. Painting:
    • use premium quality exterior metal paint in flat, satin, semi-gloss or gloss finish (depending on appearance desired) that is recommended for primed or painted metal of the type you are doing
    • direct-to-metal (DTM) products may be used for different metals, following manufacturer’s specifications

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6549 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 202
San Diego, CA 92120

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Phone:    (619) 934-5901
Website: http://prestigepaintingco.com
Email: info@prestigepaintingco.com

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