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Signs You Need to Get Your Home Exterior Painting Done this Spring

Spring is the perfect time to give your home's exterior a fresh coat of paint.


The outdoor temperatures are just right for applying coats of paint to the exterior of a home and letting it dry. Thousands of homeowners in Central Virginia are planning to paint their homes this spring and summer. They are checking out painting services online and read their reviews before they hire the best paint contractor.


Others, however, aren’t sure if they should invest. They are thinking that the money could go elsewhere. Home remodeling can be expensive.


However, sometimes your house is telling you that you need to paint it. The signs are there and they can’t be ignored. Here are some signs that you may need to get your home exterior painting done this spring:

  1. Fading color: If the color of your home's exterior has started to fade, it's a sign that it's time for a new coat of paint. Fading is caused by exposure to sunlight and other weather elements.

  2. Chipping or peeling paint: If the paint on your home's exterior is chipping or peeling, it's time for a new coat of paint. Chipping or peeling paint can be caused by exposure to moisture or fluctuating temperatures.

  3. Cracks or gaps in the paint: If you notice cracks or gaps in the paint on your home's exterior, it's a sign that the paint is no longer protecting the underlying surface. This can lead to damage from moisture and other weather elements.

  4. Mold or mildew growth: If you see mold or mildew growing on the exterior of your home, it's a sign that moisture is getting trapped in the paint. This can lead to further damage and can be a health hazard.

  5. Faded caulking: Caulking around windows and doors can deteriorate over time, which can lead to drafts and water damage. If you notice that the caulking is faded or cracked, it's time to replace it.

  6. Home renovation: If you're planning on renovating your home's exterior, it's a great time to get a new coat of paint. A fresh coat of paint can give your home a new look and protect it from damage during the renovation process.

If you have seen any or all of the above on the exterior of your home, then it's time to consider getting your home exterior repainted. By taking care of your home's exterior, you protect it from damage, keep it looking beautiful for years to come, and increase the resale value of your home.


If you are considering a home exterior painting, contact A&T Cabinet Refinishing and Interior/Exterior Painting for a free consultation at (434) 989-7217. We use professional paints, Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams. Our professional home exterior paint crew can do the project during your time and convenience.


We serve the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Culpeper County, Richmond, Chesterfield County, Greene County, Nelson County, City of Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, and the Central Virginia area.


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