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        Exterior Prep Work

        1. Remove loose, flaking, chalky or blistered paint with a paint scraper, putty knife and wire brush. Loose paint can also be removed with a power washer. Sand the edges of the areas where paint has been removed to create a smooth surface.
        2. Fill gouges or holes in wood siding with an exterior-grade patching compound. If damage is more extensive, replace the damaged piece(s) altogether.
        3. Seal cracks, seams and gaps with paintable exterior caulk.
        4. Clean the outside of the house from top to bottom. If you use soap, rinse the siding well. Allow the surface to dry.
        5. Mask off areas that are not to be painted. You can put [...] Read More

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