Exterior Painters Preparation

Exterior Painting Services in Ottawa

After years of withstanding the element, your house will start to look tired. when that happens, an easy way to bring it back to life is by painting it.

As with Interior Painting, proper Surface Preparation is crucial for achieving a long lasting paint job.

All loose paint and defective caulking should then be removed. Any rotted boards should be replaced, and all new and bare wood primed.

Gaps between adjoining wood, or wood and masonry, should be caulked with a powerful sealant.

Hardware and light fixtures which are not to be painted should be removed or properly protected, and all plants should be moved or covered.

A thorough cleaning to remove dirt and mildew is our last step in preparing exterior house painting surfaces.

Our exterior painters knows what it takes to create a custom Exterior Painting project that will beautify your home or your commercial property transforming your vision into a reality.


In short, NCR Pro-Painting can handle every step of your exterior painting process, including the following:

  • Color and paint selection: We help homeowners choose attractive colors and durable paints for exterior walls and trim.
  • We can also help you match an existing color.
  • Preparation work: Our exterior painters will complete all necessary prep work before painting like removing peeling paint and power washing your exterior walls.
  • Paint application: Once we prep the surface, we’ll paint your home’s exterior meticulously, ensuring a stunning result.
  • Clean-up: You don’t have to worry about our exterior painters leaving a mess behind.
  • We always maintain a neat workspace and clean up when we’re finished.

By following this procedure, we can ensure the smooth completion of your exterior painting job.

On 1st day of work

The crew leader/Forman and painters are introduced to the customer.
We make sure there are no changes to the work to be performed and answer any new questions customer may have.

Protection of surroundings.

Front and back yard furniture are removed from the areas to be painted.
We will cover or mask surfaces that are nearby and are not to be painted, such as cars, plants, decorative items .
Floors are protected with drop cloths.

Surfaces preparation and coatings applications.

Scraping and sanding loose paint occurs once everything is clean and dry.
Removing old, loose caulking, and re-nailing all loose nails.
We putty all nails and caulk all seams on trim & claps as necessary to seal unsightly gaps and prevent moisture penetration.
Downspouts are removed to properly paint all corners.
Some older windows may require us to remove loose glazing and re-glaze as needed.
We also prime for specific reasons! Most of our high-end coating systems are actually self-priming. We prime to deter knots from bleeding, deter tannin or cedar bleeding, or to increase adhesion. Then, we identify each area’s needs and prime accordingly!
We can remove and replace rotted wood! We will advise on damaged wood if we come across it!
Pressure Wash Services

Exterior site cleaning

The job site will be cleaned daily, before the end of the shift. We will keep the premises free of any unnecessary accumulation of tools, equipment, supplies, material, debris, and such.
If the residents occupy the areas, each day the job site will be left in the same condition at the end of each working day that it was in at the start of the working day.
A thorough clean-up will be done at the end of the entire project.

Exterior paint work approval

You are invited to inspect our work and asked to complete the feedback card for the crew.

Professional painters have the skills, experience, and equipment to handle the task efficiently and safely. When you let the pros handle it, you can kick back, relax, and look forward to a stunning result.