Painting is not only a fun way to make a change, it's also an inexpensive way to improve a home's resale value. It can smooth over some of the cosmetic flaws of a home when staging to sell, helping it look more attractive to both homeowners and passerbys alike. Here are a few tips to get the best possible coats on the exterior of the home.
Make Prep a Priority
The importance of caulking, patching, and cleaning the home first cannot be overstated:
- Check the sides: Dirt and mildew have a tendency to form in some of the most overlooked corners.
- Pressure wash the exterior: This step is usually the best way to clear out any peeling paint or other impurities that may have formed over time.
- Seal the cracks: Caulk all joints (e.g., where