All areas that have been sanded and all new material surfaces will be primed. Priming
helps the paint adhere to the surfaces. Any Color You Like, Inc. uses an oil based exterior
primer because it gives maximum protection to the restored original material.
Spray painting is the next step in the Any Color You Like, Inc. system. Surfaces are sprayed to
ensure an even coverage. The paint is directionally sprayed - up, down, left and right -
to ensure consistent surface coverage.
Unless otherwise specified, Any
Color You Like, Inc.
recommends an acrylic flat latex paint for better bonding and material breathability. For
stucco and brick, we use high quality masonry paint which can add years of extended life.
Any Color You Like, Inc. also offers oil based stains for wood shingles and siding.
Before the first drop of paint is sprayed, all
landscaping and nearby property is properly covered for protection from overspray. All
windows, door handles, light fixtures and trim, etc., are carefully taped.
Hand rolling the paint follows the spraying step. By rolling we achieve a uniform texture
on all surfaces and rolling gives this second coat a higher degree of color retention and