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jchudson

04:13PM | 05/26/10
Member Since: 05/25/10
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We are getting estimates to have our house painted and the wood rot repaired. Most the companies are spraying the siding which in our case is Hardiplank and using a brush on the trim. Which is better for Hardiplank and will last the longest?

5slb6

04:02PM | 05/29/10
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
As long as they apply two coats on the Hardiplank I have not seen a difference in durabiliy between spraying and brushing. I prefer 1 coat of exterior latex primer and 1 coat of 100% acrylic semi-gloss or satin finish. Be sure to use the premium line from what ever paint company you use.


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