Prepping the house for paint

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Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:05 pm

I'm thinking of getting some soapy water and a brush and cleaning parts of the outside of my home prior to panting. Then I would like to hose it down. Maybe I should use a power washer? What do you professionals suggest?


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Greg S
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Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:19 pm

Scrub it down with TSP before painting.
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