Painting in Hot Weather

Painting in Hot Weather

Submitted and authored by Tim Garver of Dunn Edwards Paints for publication by CSI 5/16/2018.

When starting an exterior painting project, mild temperatures are not only preferred by the painting contractor or applicator, but the paint as well.

Just as cool, damp conditions adversely affect the performance of paints, so can extreme hot temperatures. Ideally, most latex paints should not be applied when air and/or surface temperatures are below 50° F or above 90° F. Precautionary Measures have been added that may help mitigate some of the issues attributed to hot weather painting.

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