previous
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Cut Drywall Without a Square
    Cut Drywall Without a Square
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Cut and Assemble Dryer Duct
    Cut and Assemble Dryer Duct
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
next
Pin It

Back Brushing

Back brushing is a quick way to insure even exterior spraying

hvt053.jpg

Spraying and rolling are efficient ways to get paint onto an exterior surface, but they aren’t the best way to work the paint into porous siding and they can leave excessive amounts of paints in corners and other recesses. To ensure penetration and achieve an even film thickness you have to back-brush. In this short video painter, writer, and long-time Fine Homebuilding contributor Jon Tobey explains the need and his technique for back-brushing exterior paint.

See the related article, There's No Escaping the Scraping.


From Fine Homebuilding 181, pp. 92-97
September 1, 2006


Plus get a free gift
Become a Fine Homebuilding Member. Start your free trial now