4 Tips for Painting Exteriors in Cold Weather

Painted by Fordham & MacLean Painters

Painted by Fordham & MacLean Painters

Not too long ago it was common for painters to pack up their ladders and brushes and retreat indoors as soon as the temperature started to fall. Exterior painting was a job for the summer when the warm temperatures would allow a coat of paint to dry quickly and uniformly, and no sensible painter would so much as pop open a paint can when there was a chill in the air.

With new advances in technology, however, the exterior painting season can now stretch well into the winter under the right conditions and with the right equipment. Here are just a few tips to help you get a great paint job after the mercury falls.