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Franklin Custom Finish Inc.

Treating Your Home As We Treat Our Own

Exterior Painting

Exterior painting is the process of applying paint or other protective coatings to the exterior surfaces of a building. This can include walls, such as stucco and/or wood siding, trim, doors, and other exterior features. The purpose of exterior painting is not only to improve the appearance of a building, but also to protect it from the elements such as rain, wind, and UV rays. A good exterior paint job can also increase the value of a property and extend the life of the building materials. The process typically involves cleaning and prepping the surfaces, applying primer, and then applying one or more coats of paint or other coating material. It's important to choose the right type of paint or coating for the specific surface and climate conditions to ensure optimum performance and longevity.

Exterior Additional Services

  • All wood castings

  • Castings

  • Eaves

  • Teak Wood Refinish

  • Cedar Shake


Surface Preparation

Preparing for exterior painting is crucial for achieving a high-quality and long-lasting finish. The first step is to thoroughly clean the surface to be painted, removing any dirt, debris, or loose paint. Next, repair any damaged areas, such as cracks or holes, with a suitable filler. After the filler has dried, sand the surface to create a smooth and even finish. It's also important to prime any bare or repaired areas to ensure proper adhesion and coverage of the final coat of paint. Finally, protect any areas that are not being painted with masking tape or drop cloths before beginning to apply the paint.


Surface Protection

Exterior surface protection refers to the measures taken to safeguard the exterior surfaces of buildings, vehicles, or any other structure from damage caused by natural elements such as wind, rain, UV rays, and extreme temperatures. There are various methods and materials used for exterior surface protection such as paint, sealants, coatings, and cladding systems. The type of protection used depends on the structure's location, exposure to weather, and the desired aesthetic appeal. Exterior surface protection not only helps to keep the structure looking new and attractive but also extends its lifespan by preventing damage and deterioration. Proper maintenance of exterior surface protection is essential to ensure long-term protection and avoid costly repairs.


Finish Application

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  • Carlsbad

  • Chula Vista

  • Coronado 

  • Del Mar

  • El Cajon

  • Encinitas

  • Escondido

  • Imperial Beach

  • Lakeside

  • La Mesa

  • Lemon Grove

  • National City

  • Oceanside

  • Poway

  • San Diego 

  • San Marcos

  • Santee

  • Solana Beach

  • Vista

  • And More...

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