The above factors have materially affected painting practices, which are further influenced by the need for speed and economy, demands which have been met.
Changes in construction practices during recent years have brought about extensive revisions in painting methods. Great variety will be found in the woods used.
This process assures an absolutely smooth surface. All uneven spots are removed by sanding. When the surface is properly prepared, then is the time to apply paint – but not before. Only by painstaking preparation can the right kind of a paint job be done.
Again we say, before you paint, you must prepare. Inspect the surfaces to be painted. Repair rotted spots, remove rust, dirt, paint blisters. Sand smoothly. You simply can’t overestimate the importance of proper surface preparation.