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Paint - First Line of Defense

Paint is not just for aesthetic purposes, it also acts as the first line of defense for your home. Paint seals any settling cracks that may be found on the home. Even if your paint looks fine, take a minute to rub your hand on an exterior wall and see if any paint powder comes off on your hand. If you have chalk residue on your hand, it is time to paint your home.

Insulating paint (radiant barrier coating) is a relatively new method in the energy saving exterior repertoire. Then can be purchased ready mixed or as an additive that is compatible with any interior or exterior paint. They are an effective thermal barrier coating that reduces heat and cooling loss by increasing the R-value of your home and reducing utility bills by 30-50%.