Wood & Cedar Siding Painting Service
CertaPro Painters® of Austin, TX
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Wood Siding Painting Service
CertaPro Painters® of Austin, TX specializes in a variety of exterior siding painting services, including wood painting and replacement. Wood siding is a popular siding choice for many homes in the Texas area, due to its durability and aethestic. One of the great aspects about wood siding is that it’s relatively easy to paint, if applied correctly. It also adheres paint better than most porous surfaces. If well maintained, applying a fresh coat of paint every few years will keep your house looking beautiful and new as ever.
As the weather becomes more unpredictable, high heat and moisture can wear and tear at your wood siding over the years. Over time you will being to see signs of fading, chipping, and/or peeling. If you are noticing signs of damage or wearing, reach out to CertaPro Painters of Austin, TX to schedule a free estimate on your next wood siding painting service. Our team paints a variety of wood siding, including wood fiber cement, cedar siding, and more.
The crew was prompt in getting started on the day of the project start and everyday until it was complete. Did a great job replacing all the old facia, painting the entire house and cleaning up the work site. Also came back to do some touchups.
- Shelby D. | Austin, TX
Local Wood Siding Painting Projects
Check out our completed Wood Siding Painting Projects. Click on any image to zoom in.
Vacation Home Wood Siding Painting
This vacation home got a painting updating for the wood siding on the top level of the house.
Common Questions about Wood Siding
If you maintain your wood siding how long will it last? 20-40 years with proper maintenance.
How often do we need to have the wood siding painted? Proper maintenance will includes resealing and repainting every couple of years. Holes or cracks need to be patched sooner rather than later.
Why do we need to maintain it so often? Exterior wood siding is very vulnerable to water damage which leads to mold, rot and eventually splitting and bowing of the wood.
Should we pressure wash our wood siding house? No, we recommend to skip power washing on wood siding houses as it can lead to chipped paint that will then allow moisture into the wood.
How do you repair wood siding? If you check on your siding regularly, damage will typically only be limited to a few boards. This is an easy repair because it doesn’t require full replacement. When replacing wood siding we are careful to remove the damaged wood without damaging any of the nearby boards. We will often see holes or cracks in wood siding as well. Generally this is an easy fix, we scrape away the loose paint around the area and get out any rot that may be inside. We then sand the area, apply the filler and sand it down.
How do I know if my wood siding needs to be replaced? Warping, cracking or very obvious damage may be a sign your home needs a full replacement. This may be the case if your home is older.
When you do decide to replace your exterior wood siding, you may want to consider alternative materials. For example, if you love the look of wood but not all the maintenance, engineered wood may be a good alternative. It has many of the same qualities as wood siding but can be more durable. For example, it’s more resistant to water damage, mold, warping, and insect infestations. It’s also affordably priced compared to solid wood siding, and should require a bit less maintenance over time.