Preparing Your Home Exterior for the Winter

Winter weather can be damaging to more than just your social life. When the snow starts falling and the temps begin to drop, it can be the beginning of the end for both your exterior and interior paint. Exterior paint can begin to chip and peel from cold winds or excess moisture, while your interior spaces may fall foe to damages caused by less airflow coming through your home to clear out water vapors. Below are a few of our recommendations for avoiding paint damage this winter season.

Work With Your Trusted Local CertaPro Painters®️

One of the best ways to prep your home for the winter, is to have the exterior of your home repainted with a durable coat of paint prior to winter. You can even have a specialty sealant applied to prevent unsightly chipping and other damages. Our team of innovative exterior and interior painters trust reliable brands like Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore to last through the harsh winter season.

Other Ways To Protect Your Home This Winter

If you have not gotten around to having your exterior paint applied prior to the colder months, there are a few ways you can still prevent additional damage. Here are a few of our tips to keep your home safe:

  • Caulking: Sealing cracks is imperative before the cooler weather rolls in. Not only will it keep the moisture out of your home, it will seal out those chilly breezes. Each crack, no matter the size, has the potential to decrease the efficiency of your home. By correcting cracks, you’ll keep the warm in and the cold out.
  • Landscaping: Any bushes and branches against your home can allow for wood rot to set it. Take an afternoon and trim up shrubbery and bushes to keep a safe distance from your house’s structure. This will help reduce pests from sneaking in as well.
  • Cleaning: The summer season has no doubt added some mold and mildew to your deck and outdoor areas. It’s a good idea to power wash the exterior of your home to remove the contaminants and leave it pristine heading into fall.

Home Exterior Painting with CertaPro Painters®

CertaPro Painters® of Tacoma, WA is here to help you with all of your painting and preparing needs. There is no doubt that CertaPro Painters® are the best of the best. All you have to do is call one of our painting professionals at 253-327-1734 You can also fill out our free, no-obligation form for a free estimate. We look forward to working with you!