You bet it is, one of the single most important areas to protect on the exterior of your home are the edges of the boards. This is where the weather will attack first and start the paint to peel and even rot the wood.
There are several types on the market today and not all of them are best for the exterior of your home.
Basic types of caulk
|Urethanized Elastomeric Sealant||Acrylic Latex Caulk|
The price difference between Urethanized Elastomeric Sealant and Acrylic Latex caulk is only about $1.00 which is very little when it comes to protecting the single largest investment your home. So when talking to your exterior painting contractor it is important to know what type of caulk he is using. They could be using caulk that will not last very long and taking the cheapest route, which will cause the wood to rot sooner than the paint will last.
The front door can speak volumes when you are looking for a little curb appeal for the exterior of your home. Here are 5 fun colors that are popping up in the Cincinnati area.
Peppery SW 6615: Spicy and bursting with pizzazz to bring out the fire in your mood.
Cloudburst SW 6487: Inviting like a cool day at the ocean waiting to jump in.
Garden Grove SW 6445: For the person who just loves to relax and spend time in the garden.
Luxe Blue SW 6537: A license to indulge in a rich Victorian feeling.
Tempe Star 6229: Cool, calm and collected for the little more conservative style.
Are you looking to change the exterior appearance of your home? The Cincinnati-metro area is still dominated by the Suburban Traditional color palette, but with a little bit of a twist for 2017. Instead of typical tri-color template, we are now seeing homes painted with four colors. The 4th color is a splash of accent color in smaller areas like the front door or even a smaller gable over the porch.
Grays are still dominating the palette but have shifted from cool grays to more brown grays, and softer whites instead of stark white. Here are two very popular pallets from our partners at Sherwin Williams.