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How Hot is Too Hot? Advice for Exterior Painting in a Heatwave

When temperatures reach the 80’s or higher, you might not even be tempted to leave the air-conditioned confines of your home or workplace, let alone work on house projects outside. But these high temps beg a pretty common question — how hot is too hot for painting? The ideal temperature depends on what type of...
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Fall Painting Tips: When is it Too Cold to Paint?

  There’s a chill in the air and a few leaves are already falling. It’s autumn in the Midwest, meaning time to pick vegetables from the garden, visit an apple orchard or pumpkin patch, and enjoy the fall colors. But it’s also time to check your to-do list and finish up the projects you skipped during...
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{friday finds: exterior painting tips for fall weather}

Things to know when painting in cool weather Rather than endure the sweltering summer heat, many people prefer to take on exterior painting projects in cooler, more temperate fall weather. However, crisp mornings and warm afternoons often give way to cool evenings and when the thermometer drops, painters must take heed of special precautions. If...
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Exterior Painting Expertise

Now that summer is in full swing in the Midwest, it’s time to start tackling your home maintenance projects. After a harsh winter, like the one this past year, your home’s exterior may be in rough shape — and even if it’s not, it might be time for a change of color. Painting is the...
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