13 Apr Pollen Season & Exterior Painting: What you need to know
- Any surface we work on must be clean before we paint. When pollen is so prevalent at this time of the year, a thorough power washing or wiping down might be necessary before painting a vertical or horizontal surface.
- Pollen is less likely (but not impossible) to adhere to vertical exterior surfaces, so a good wiping down might suffice. Sometimes, however, it will still be necessary to power wash before painting for better outcomes.
- Most horizontal exterior surfaces will likely need to be power washed.
- Acrylic paints dry quickly, making it less likely that the pollen will affect the paint surface or compromise the paint’s quality.
- Our crews are experienced and know how to work outside during pollen season.
- We ensure that our crews are well equipped.
Mike Katounas is the owner of Home Works Painting, a painting business in Northern Virginia. He has over 15 years of experience in residential interior and exterior painting, drywall installation/repair, carpentry, wallpaper removal, power washing, commercial painting, color consultation, and staining/sealing. Their service areas include Chantilly, Fairfax, Herndon, Oakton, Reston. Mike takes pride in his work, and he always follows a strict code of conduct that includes the use of quality paint, a clean workspace, and an honest, respectful approach to his customers.