It’s finally summer and prime painting season for most parts of the U.S. But, if you live in the South like me, the next couple of months might be the hardest weather to paint in!
Romabio’s products have a recommended max temperature application of 90 degrees, but this is for the surface you are painting. In some places, 90+ degrees is typical all summer long. So what to do?
You can still paint during the hot months, but you just need to be more prepared and consider these tips:
- Avoid the heat of the day where temps go highest. Start early and end early, and if the area is shaded and the surface temperature stays below 90 degrees, you should be fine.
- Paint in small sections so you can keep the surface properly dampened. In high heat, the water will dry quickly so be sure to paint before that happens and be ready to paint quickly after you dampen each surface.
- Avoid painting in direct sunlight and focus on the exposed sun elements early in the day before it gets too hot.
- On the 2nd coat, you may need to dampen the surface again to increase absorbency and ease of application.
- If it rains, it’s not a problem unless it’s an extreme downpour or safety issues for lightning and storms. After a couple hours of dry-time, Romabio paints including Classico Limewash and Masonry Flat will not wash off from light rain.
Great part is Romabio paints will last a long time and are extremely durable.
Stay cool and have a great summer!