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Trim, tie back bushes or cover nearby plants

Step 1

Trim or tie bushes and limbs

Trim or tie back any bushes and limbs that will get in your way. Cover nearby plants with drop cloths or tarps. Turn off any air conditioning units, and cover them with plastic and tape as needed.

Step 2

Conduct painting prep work

Remove any shutters, and close the storm windows. Inspect your siding and trim carefully, looking for holes and cracks, then make the necessary repairs.fill holes with putty You should fill holes and damaged areas with wood filler, then sand and smooth after drying.

Step 3

Reglaze windows

You'll want to reglaze windows if the old putty is cracked or shrunken. You can remove the old putty with a chisel or stiff putty knife, but be careful not to break the glass. Apply the new glazing compound as needed, pressing it in place with a putty knife.

Reglaze windows

Step 4

Scrub siding with broom or pressure washer

Use a brush or broom to scrub the siding and the trim with a solution of trisodium phosphate or a phosphate-free substitute. You can rent a pressure washer that makes fast work of this job, but be careful not to force water into any cracks between the siding. Be sure to wear gloves and other protective gear when using cleaners and chemicals.

Special Note: Remove existing paint only if it’s loose or flaking. If your home was built prior to 1978, be sure to follow proper safety and containment procedures for Lead Paint. Check with your local building authority and visit www.epa.gov/lead...

Scrub wall with brush Rinse house with garden hose Masonry surfaces always should be primed Paint roof trim and soffits before the walls
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