Cedar fences can improve the look of a house. Their natural look makes them ideal for home owners who do not like the artificial look of vinyl. Relatively low cost of cedar which is a suitable option for owners who are on a budget. Unfortunately, untreated cedar fences tend to turn gray with time and can even warp or rot due to years of weathering. Many people choose to paint their cedar fences to improve their appearance and protect them from the elements.
Wait for a warm, dry day. Make sure that the cedar fence is free of any vegetation that may interfere with your ability to paint the fence. Use the pressure washer to clean dirt and dust from the surface of the cedar fence. Allow the cedar fence to dry completely before proceeding. Use a metal spatula to remove loose or peeling paint. Use 80 to 120 grit sandpaper to remove any loose paint. Use blue painter’s tape to cover areas you do not want to paint.
Use the metal spatula to open the latex base container. Slide the paint roller cover over the paint roller frame. Fix the paint roller frame on the rolling post. Pour the latex primer into the 5 gallon bucket. Fill it with only half its capacity. Dip the roller in the 5-gallon bucket of base paint. Use the roller to apply the latex primer to the cedar fence. Move from left to right, taking care to smooth the runs as you go. Being of primer application until the entire cedar fence is covered. With the brush 4 inches to apply the latex primer to areas that are inaccessible to the roller. Let the fence dry for two hours.