7/15/2011 12:00:00 AM
The How-Tos of House Painting
How long does an exterior home paint job last? How quickly can a home owner paint a house compared to a professional painter? What preparation would I need to do before painting my house?
Chris Ring, regional sales manager for ProTect Painters, provides tips to the the New York Times in an article on the How-Tos of Painting. The article covers many home painting basics, but Mr. Ring reminds potential do-it-yourselfers that “If, somehow, your home was last painted before 1978, when lead paint was taken off the market, or if you have vinyl siding, your job just got more complicated. Consult a professional.”