With the extreme weather changes that happen in Northern Colorado, it’s important to keep an eye on how the paint job is holding up on the exterior of your home. There are many factors that play a role in the wear and tear of your Longmont home’s exterior surface – the weather being just one. Excessive sunlight can also cause damage to the paint on your home’s exterior, and how many homes can hide from the Colorado sunshine?
If you’re unsure about whether or not your home needs a new exterior paint job, here are a few telltale signs to look for:
If you notice the color on the exterior of your home seems to be fading, it may be time to repaint. Prolonged exposure to sunlight may not seem like an issue –– your house is in the sun all day. However, sunlight not only affects the pigmentation, but it also affects the molecular structure of your coating and gradually degrades it. This can cause your home’s exterior to look dull and washed out –– making it the perfect time to call your local painting contractors at Ace of Diamonds Painting.
When you’re choosing a new color, be sure to remember a few tips. For one, darker shades fade more quickly than light colors. A great way to check how much your paint has faded is by keeping the original paint swatch or holding on to any leftover color so that you can compare and contrast.
CRACKING OR PEELING PAINT
If you notice that the paint on the exterior of your Longmont home has begun to crack or peel, it’s important to repaint your home as soon as possible. These areas grow quickly –– they will continue to deteriorate the more they are exposed to water, moisture, or heat from the sun. Waiting too long to repaint your home can risk damage to the structure, causing many more costly repairs.
Call Ace of Diamonds Painting right away if you notice cracking or peeling paint on the side of your home. You can save yourself time and money by repainting and ultimately protecting the integrity of your entire home.
MOLD AND WATER STAINS
Mold, mildew and water stains can be common problems for the exterior of your Longmont home, especially with the constant weather changes in Northern Colorado. Stains, for one, aren’t aesthetically pleasing, but they also may be a sign that you have a much bigger issue going on. It’s important to handle any mold problems with care by using the right chemicals to get rid of it. Painting over any mold or mildew spots can potentially make the problem worse.
If you notice mold or mildew on the side of your home, contact our team right away. We take pride in being able to walk you through the entire process of painting the exterior of your home, from the initial project assessment to sanding, power washing, and painting. Our team even provides a quality check at the completion of your project so that you are left completely satisfied.
CONTACT ACE OF DIAMONDS PAINTING TO MAKE THE EXTERIOR OF YOUR HOME LOOK NEW AGAIN!
Don’t forget that painting the exterior of your home is something that should happen around every ten years or so. Every exterior coating has a lifespan! If you’ve spent a good amount of time in your home without ever painting its exterior, there is a good chance that it’s time to schedule an appointment.
Ace of Diamonds Painting has years of experience painting residential homes throughout the Front Range of Northern Colorado. From Broomfield to Fort Collins, our team will make your home look brand new again when they are finishing with your exterior painting job. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!