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4 Tips for Proper Brick Painting

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Tips for Proper Brick Painting

You might see the red block and dark brick out of control and think whether they must be those colours, or could they be changed to your own liking? Fortunately, they can! Assuming that you have a block, concrete, or another brick surface in or around your home, go ahead and tidy them up and give them your very own touch with some brick painting.

This blog explains how JXF Painting recommends the steps to upgrade your Toronto home with a brand new brick painting job.  Follow these tips to take advantage of your next brick painting job and guarantee the best outcomes for your Toronto home!

Preparation

Each brick painting surface is unique and requires preparation from the painter (you) to guarantee appropriate grip, strength, and life span. Whether outside or inside, your brickwork should be cleaned to take paint well. You can utilize a power washer outside, or simply ordinary cleaning instruments with soap and water. Utilize a brush or steel wool to eliminate any stuck-on materials or past layers of paint. You need a pleasant, clean surface to apply paint.

Talking about paint, you need to get ready by picking the right paint to get everything taken care of. Normal, interior paint that you’d put on drywall will not bode well for masonries like brick or cement. Search for brick-specific paint that fits the material you have. Likewise, ensure you get outside or inside grade paint — contingent upon where you’ll paint. Do not try to get going with your brick painting project with the wrong paint!

Prior to beginning your next brick painting job, you may likely need to apply a sealer to keep dampness under control. Talk to one of JXF Painting‘s brick painting specialists to see if your surface needs any!

Priming

Similar to when you paint your interior walls, you want to prime your surface before applying any paint. As previously mentioned, picking the right primer is vital to yield the best outcomes. Search for primers intended for brickwork applications and exterior versus interior.

Utilize a roller and a brush to cover all areas required.  Ensure the surface is totally dry prior to continuing on with the brick painting project.

Painting

The best way to achieve great success is to use top-notch materials. Try not to hold back on the quality of the brush or roller, or you’ll risk damaging the brush and will be going through multiple brushes at a single time. Fill your brush or roller completely with paint, and equally apply to the brick surface.

Apply different thin layers of paint to guarantee the best finish. Allow the surface to dry and adhere to the paint manufacturer’s guidelines prior to recoating.

Maintenance

Now that you have an extraordinary-looking brick wall, now is the right time to deal with it! Fortunately, there’s very little you need to do, except if your brickwork is continually presented to moisture, particularly assuming that you utilized the right materials and followed the cycle.

In the event that you get chip marks on your paint, wash with a cleanser and water, and a delicate cloth. Keep any leftover paint to finish up regions if necessary.

JXF Painting Service

Contact the JXF Painting team today for the very best in painting quality and for any questions you may have on your next brick painting project in your Toronto home!

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