Get more out of your paint project by browsing articles, tips and answers to frequently asked questions. Temperature can determine the success or failure of your paint job. On the other hand, temperatures that are too hot will cause paint to dry prematurely. This prevents paint from adhering to a surface properly leading to a patchy, less than perfect job.
Application conditions with exterior painting can impact the overall appearance and performance of an exterior paint job. The quality, continuity and uniformity of the film formed will be determined by temperature and drying condition. Skip to main content. Diamond Vogel.
What is the ideal temperature for exterior painting?
But now that the temperatures have dropped, is it too cold to paint outside? When the temperature is too low, dust and insects will be attracted to the wet paint. Image: John M Holmes Architect. To a certain extent, optimal temperatures for exterior painting vary by the type of paint. However, she says that some paints are rated down to 35 degrees.
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