First step: cleaning and securing different parts of the facade
Before starting to paint the facade, we must first clean the facade of the building from any excesses and everything that prevents the proper execution of painting the facade of the building.
Chimneys left on the facade of the building, unprincipled and unused wiring on the facade of the building, screws and roll plugs, damaged projectors for lighting the facade of the building, old signs and banners left on the facade of the building, and all such items must be fixed and cleaned. After doing this, it is time for the second stage, i.e. painting the facade of the building.
Cleaning the facade of the building before starting to paint the facade increases the speed of painting the facade.
The second step: washing the facade of the building
Washing the facade of the building is one of the most important and key actions before painting the facade of the building. By washing the facade of the building, the dust and soot of many years are cleaned from the facade of the building, as well as the dander and sediments are washed.
The washing of the facade must be done carefully, otherwise the quality of painting the facade of the building will be affected, the color will become dull and in worse cases, the paint may peel off and fall on the facade over time.
There are different methods for washing the facade of the building, for this it is usually recommended to get help from skilled craftsmen who are familiar with its principles and tools for washing the building.
• Washing the facade and removing all kinds of stains and dirt from the facade makes painting the facade of the building to be done with quality and uniformity.
The third stage: repairing, cracking and restoration of the facade of the building
After washing the facade of the building, we must give the building facade a little time to dry, then remove the cracks and repair the surface of the building facade.
If parts of the corners and sides of the crown of the building or around the windows fall or need to be repaired, repair it before painting the facade of the building. Cracks are usually repaired with a special adhesive for removing cracks, and the same material as the current facade is used to restore the facade of the building.
Do not forget that cracks and damage to the facade surface are very prone to aggravation. what does it mean? That is, if you don’t pay attention to repairing them, there is a possibility that the damages will increase or the other areas of the facade will be damaged.
• Repairing cracks on the facade of the building prevents possible damage to the building in the future.
The fourth step: Applying primer or primer coating
Using a primer before painting is one of the great tricks for painting a building, which helps to improve the quality and appearance of the painting.
The implementation of lining is done as a basis for proper and quality painting on the facade surface. In fact, the primary primer helps to paint the facade of the building uniformly.
The primer or primer is a white liquid like milk but a little thicker than that, which usually penetrates up to 6 mm into the surface of the facade of the building, causing the loss of alkaline substances in the surface of the facade, preventing scaling of the facade of the building, and preparing the surface for painting. Makes the face uniform.
Of course, don’t forget that the surface of some types of buildings may require one coat of primer or even up to 3 coats of lining or primer.
• When buying facade paint, be sure to pay attention to its description, because some types of facade paint do not need a primer, while others are based on various solvents.
The fifth stage: painting and painting the main facade of the building
After applying the lining coating on the facade of the building, it is time to perform the main stage, i.e. painting the facade of the building. Types of colors for the exterior of the building are generally “water base” or “water base”. This means that the solvent of these types of colors is water, and these types of colors can easily be diluted or mixed with each other with the help of water. However, other colors may also be used on the facade of buildings, whose solvent is chemical substances.