Frequently Asked Questions
What temperature can you paint exterior house?
The maximum and minimum recommended temperatures for exterior paint vary depending on the type (oil or latex) and specific brand of paint used, but a general rule of thumb is that oil-based paint can be applied when the temperatures are between 40Â°- 90Â° F and latex between 50Â°- 85Â° F.
How long does it take to paint a house exterior?
Size of Your Home An average-size house will take an average of three to four days to paint with a team of two to three people. In this case, we’ll define average as a home with one to two stories and four or fewer bedrooms. A large house, such as a three-story or five-plus-bedroom home, will take five to six days.
Can you paint your own house exterior?
Don’t paint your house yourself unless you have the time, tools, skills and stamina to do the work. Depending on the size and height of your house and the condition of the existing siding, preparing and painting a house on your own can be a tedious, difficult job.
Is it a good time to paint the exterior of house?
Painting the outside of your house is best done in the fall or spring when temperatures are moderate, and the weather isn’t too hot or too cold. The best temperature range for painting outdoors with latex paint is from 50Â° to 85Â° F.