Charleston South Carolina House Painting

July 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Paragon Painting was contracted to paint the exterior of a Charleston SC home last week. Despite battling the weather this older ranch styled house went through an amazing paint transformation and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results.

Always Wash Before You Paint!

The first step to painting any exterior surface in Charleston, South Carolina is to properly pressure wash the surface. This house had a good amount of dirt, mold, and mildew on the surface. We applied a mixture of bleach, TSP, and Simple Green to kill all the mold and mildew. We then pressure washed the house while protecting the landscaping.

Prep Work is a Must! 

Much of the Texture 1-11 was peeling and in need of scraping as was the soffit and fascia. We first covered the ground and shrubbery with 10 mil plastic and scraped all the loose paint. Every open gap was caulked and small holes were filled with putty. Any paint chips that may have fallen past the plastic was then sucked up with a HEPA vacuum and properly disposed of.

Once all the loose paint was scraped we then primed the surface with XIM PeelBond. PeelBond a super thick primer that fills any voids and helps lock down the surface before new paint is applied. It goes on a milky white color which then dries clear, it’s one of the best exterior primers on the market to date.

Charleston SC Painting Before

Time For The Fun Part… Paint!

 Now that the house is nice and clean with zero peeling paint the transformation can begin. We brushed and rolled two coats of Sherwin Williams SuperPaint Satin to the siding, shutters, doors, and trim.

The house looks great and our customer is extremely happy with the results, another job well-done! Here’s Some Before and After Pictures of the Project.

Charleston Painting After Pic

SC Painting Before Pic 2

SC Painting After Pic 2

  

Call Paragon Painters Charleston SC

Call Paragon Painting, for all your interior painting needs. We are licensed, insured, and will always give you a detailed painting quote with a fair price. Paragon Painting is a family owned and operated interior and exterior residential painting contractor. We service the entire Charleston, SC area including:

 

SummervilleMt Pleasant, Moncks CornerFolly Beach, Ladson, North Charleston, Hanahan, James Island, Sullivans Island, and beyond. We are the exterior and interior house painting experts, call us at 843-695-9450

 

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I've been brought up in the painting industry and have learned everything I know from my father Paul Briggs. He is the founder of Paragon Painting and I joined him full time in 2003 after graduating college. I am now happily married with two beautiful children ages two and five.

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