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Transform the Exterior of Your Home with These Projects

Posted on Jan 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM by Eric Dokey

Transform the Exterior of Your Home with These Projects | D&D PaintingThe exterior of your home is the only part of your house that most people see. It is what you see last as you drive away each morning and first as you pull in at the end of the day. If you are unhappy with how it looks, this fact can be a source of frustration. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to transform the exterior of your home. Projects that can have a big impact on the way your home looks include pressure washing, deck restoration, and painting.

Pressure washing

Pressure washing is a process that uses a high pressure stream of water and cleaning solution to remove dirt, grime, and loose paint. Professional pressure washing is done using a machine designed for the purpose. The amount of dirt and grime that this process can remove is remarkable. It can take a dull and dingy sidewalk and make it look brand new. It can reveal the true color of your house by getting rid of the layer of dirt that has accumulated. Pressure washing can also remove loose paint and help you get it prepared for the process of painting. Pressure washing is a relatively quick and simple process that can transform the exterior look of your house.

Deck restoration

A deck that is in sad condition can take away from the aesthetic appeal of your entire house. Over time, exposure to the elements and heavy use can cause your deck to look dilapidated. The sun can fade the stain on your deck and the wind can apply a layer of dirt over every inch of it. Boards can get broken and start to splinter over time. If your deck is discolored and in any state of disrepair, deck restoration may be able to help. Deck restoration can involve several different processes including power washing, staining, and plank replacement. It is important to determine if your deck is a good candidate for restoration or if it needs to be replaced completely. You can get professional help deciding which option is best.


Painting the exterior of your house can completely transform it in a short amount of time. Choosing a different color can provide a dramatic difference. Even if you choose the same or a similar color, you will notice a big difference. The exterior of your home is exposed to the elements of sun, wind, rain, and weather on a constant basis. Because of this your house likely has a buildup of dirt and grime on the surface. Removing that grime with pressure washing and then freshening up the exterior of your house with new paint can make it look much better.

You can transform the exterior look of your home without taking on a big construction project. Pressure washing, deck restoration, and painting are all projects that are quick to complete and provide big results.

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