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10 Things You Must Know When Painting a House Exterior

From choosing the right paint to prepping your home's exterior, we've got the best tips to make exterior painting a breeze.

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4. Paint Doesn't Stick to Rotten Siding

Rotten wood and siding material are nearly worthless to paint, as they will do nothing but to continue to deteriorate. You have a couple of options. Replace the siding or wood trim with new components, or in the case of small areas, use a wood hardener and match with an exterior filler product, such as a wood filler. Be sure to prep and sand either one prior to painting.

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