Painting Preparation

Michigan Pure Painting is a painting company whose preparation process is based on our knowledge and expertise of how to create a great paint job. We know that the key to having happy satisfied customers is by doing things right. This is why our home painters are committed to excellence. 

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Exterior Painting Preparation

  • Full power wash of surface of the home to clean the surface, and remove dirt & cobwebs.
  • Caulking of cracks where caulking has failed.
  • Caulking of nail holes where nails have sunk into the siding.
  • Scrape any loose or peeling paint from the exterior.
  • Sand and prime areas that are chipping or peeling.
  • Wood putty large gaps or holes in trim or siding boards.
  • Masking off of the roof, bricks, windows, etc…
  • Detergent power wash is done to remove mildew, usually found on the north side of the home.

Interior Painting Preparation

  • All furniture is covered with plastic drapes.
  • The flooring is covered with paint-proof drop cloths.
  • Other valuables are covered.
  • Major cracks in ceilings, walls, and trim are filled and caulked if necessary.
  • Walls and ceilings are prepared by patching up any holes or cracks.
  • Any chips or peeling on the trim is sanded and primed before applying paint.
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Deck & Fence Preparation

  • Thorough power wash to clean the surface and open up the pores in the wood.
  • Areas that are oxidized (black) are sanded or wire brushed where necessary.
  • After sanding, the area gets cleaned off again by power wash or a wet rag or towel.