best time of year to paint exterior of house

What is the best time of day to paint the outside of a house? Does it depend on the time of year?

Asked by Claire Kate on 17th Dec 2020
Expert Trade Answers
"The best time to paint the outside of any property is always the beginning of the new spring season March/ April. This will give it a lot of time for the paint to bake on for the coming winter season.
Or if you prefer, the slight ending of the summer season, September.

It`s never the best time to paint the exterior of your property in the winter."
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
"You can paint a house at any time of the year. But the best time for painters is definately summer time. If you paint a house in the rain then obviously the paint is going to run abit. Paint it in the sun then it dries nicely and you get a nice tan"
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"Best time is spring, late summer, early autumn. Basically it needs to be warm enough for the paint but not too hot that it's driestoo fast."
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"Summer is always the best but it can be done at amy time of the year as long as the weathers on side and its 3 and rising anything below you shouldn't paint in"
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
"The best time is July August September as there is not to much rain plus it is warm followed by April may June and October do not do exterior painting in any other month as if it goes below 5 degrees you will have problems"
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
"Hi Kate
The best time to paint your house is from April to September . Happy to quote for your work."
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Jul 2018 - report
"The best time of year to do external paint work to a house is spring to summertime, start in the morning & check the weather to make sure there’s no rain forecast."
Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
"The best time would be late spring once the sun is up longer, give the external paintwork time to dry. Good to prep all poor areas and give the walls a good external sealant.

Hope this helps in your planning.

Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
"You can paint anytime of year as long as its not raining as the rain will make the paint run as its water based.

hope this helps
Answered on 22nd Dec 2020 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
"In the Summer it would be best, less chance to rain"
Answered on 18th Dec 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
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