The elements are wild, unruly forces. They have a way of callously disrespecting all of your best efforts and reducing fine paint jobs into flaky nightmares. Don’t become another tormented victim of mother nature. Follow these steps and give your exterior paint job a fighting chance in its bout with time.
You’ll first want to remove your storm windows and screens so they stay the color you intended them to be.
Exterior latex paint requires minimum temperatures to correctly dry and form the proper film. For most exterior latex paint, a minimum temperature of 50 degrees must be maintained during application and for eight hours after painting.