2022-03-03 Cooley Brothers Painting Palos Verdes Estates CA Garage Painting Tips

Garage Painting And Repainting Tips in Palos Verdes Estates, CA.

Your garage is an extension of the house and as such you should think much of it when you’re looking to do things for the upkeep of the house itself, whether you’re doing some cleaning in the garage or installing shelving that will keep it better organized.

What some people don’t think about until much time has passed and it is in dire need of doing is how the whole garage would look with a new paint job — or a paint job in the first place if you’ve never even thought about painting the garage and had just been keeping it unpainted all of this time.

When you want to paint your garage, there are certain things you should bear in mind that aren’t so necessarily relevant for painting the rest of the house and together we are going to explore these things.

Let’s have a look at some garage painting and repainting tips in Palos Verdes Estates, CA.

1. Use The Right Kind Of Paint

One thing that you should make sure of when you’re looking to paint your garage is that you are making use of the right sort of paint.

Painting your garage isn’t quite the same as painting the rest of the house as there are a number of materials from which garage walls are often made that doesn’t fit the makeup of other rooms of the house, such as when garages have more porous materials making up their walls.

Though there are not really all that many types of paint relatively speaking, it’s important that you match the kind of paint to the material that makes up the wall so that you have properly painted walls.

2. You Can Go Bright

Sometimes people will think about how a garage is supposed to look, so to speak, and their first thought is that it is going to look (colorwise) somewhat muted or dark — but this doesn’t have to be the case, of course.

When you are looking to paint your garage, you’re entirely allowed to have brighter colors, and in many cases, this is going to make your garage look really pleasant — and while you are at it you can add some more lighting to the garage so that it is not so frightfully dark when you are in there.

3. Clear Out Before Painting

If there is one good piece of advice that you should always follow when you’re looking to paint your garage and that is that you should try to clear it out as best as you can before you paint.

The reason for this is that you don’t want to possibly get paint on the things in your garage, and you also don’t want to possibly have the things in the garage act as a sort of barrier or tripping force as it were.

Naturally, it’s entirely possible for you to cover up the things in the garage and this will help but then you just need to be careful to stay clear of the things during the painting process.

4. Mind The Weather

Lastly, you should think well about what the weather is going to be like when you are looking to paint your garage and remember that in all likelihood you are going to need to have the garage door fully open throughout the painting process as you will want to have good airflow.

Since the garage door is going to stay open, it’s best to paint when it’s pleasant outside, though of course not too warm because you don’t want your paint to dry too quickly.

Aim for temperatures that are more moderate and you will do fairly well as far as painting goes in your garage.

Cooley Brothers Painting is a locally owned, owner-operated, family business in Torrance, California. Call the office at 310-378-4575 or email us: info@cooleybrothers.com. You can also use our contact page to reach us.

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