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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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9. Add Grit

Painted porches (particularly steps) and other painted floors can become a bit too slick with a coat of paint alone, so add a little bit of fine sand to the paint to add traction. You can use play sand or additives that manufacturers have begun producing to provide this extra texture.

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