Painting the exterior of a house may seem like a straightforward task, but like anything else, the devil is in the details. The type of material you’re painting and the paint you’re using will have specific features that you need to take into account in order to have a beautiful and lasting paint job. This video explains a helpful tip that all exterior home painters should follow for a high-quality job.
If you have stucco, concrete, or siding material that you are painting, take a moment to rub your hand over the surface after you power wash it. If the dried surface leaves a chalky residue on your hand, you will need more than just primer and paint. You will also need a binding agent.
That’s where permacrete comes in. It’s an acrylic binding agent that can go on concrete, stucco, and any other exterior that you’re painting. It’s a very thin liquid that seals instead of simply laying on the top of the surface. The thicker paint has a harder time sinking into the material and not leaving a chalky and caked residue.
For more information, check out the video in the link above.