Paint Pro Tip: Paint in the right order. Home with MINOR Peeling: 1. Remove the shutters and screens. 2. Wash the exterior, shutters, and screens. 3. Scrape all loose paint and glazing putty. 4. Replace any rotten wood. 5. Sand all scraped areas. 6. Spot-prime all bare wood. 7. Apply caulk and glazing putty where needed. 8. Brush all overhangs and high trim. 9. Paint all siding. 10. Paint the windows, doors, and trim. 11. Paint the porch floors. 12. Hang the shutters and screens.
Painting Preparation: Making Paint Last, Prepare the Surface
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Blue Porch Ceilings In The South - The history behind the tradition of painting porch ceilings blue. Homeowners have been adding a touch of blue paint to their porch ceilings for decades -- and it's not just for a pop of color. a turquoise or powder blue porch ceiling is said to extend daylight as dusk begins to fall, and many even believe that it helps keep bugs away, as well as "evil spirits"
DIY board and batten shutters. easy! 4x1s, construction glue, saw, screws, paint. They did it the same size at their trim. To be more authentic, you should make them the size of the windows without the trim