How to paint a wooden fence: choose the best material for painting fences

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Landscape Design
10 May 2016

tree well able to maintain its performance.This is a fairly durable material.Among other things, products made of it have unique natural beauty, capable at any time of the year to please the eye.But the tree, like any other "living" organism "inclined" to aging.Its destruction - feedback of many factors: ultraviolet radiation, dust, dirt, all kinds of fungi.Moreover, some modifications can be seen in a couple of weeks of the product in the open air.Water provokes swelling;this alternation with the drying process leads to cracking of the material.And humidity - the perfect foundation for the prosperity of the mold.In short, any atmospheric load do their thing ... Just imagine what fate awaits your svezhevozvedennuyu fence, if not "protect" its special agents!How to paint a wooden fence to preserve the pristine aesthetics of design?Let's try to find an answer to such an important issue for homeowners.


Surface preparation for painting ↑

It has a significant impact on the finalthe result - it is impossible to ignore this item!Careful "polishing" the tree will increase the adhesion of the paint, and thus extend the life of the coating.To begin, remove surface debris and dust.The best way to do this manipulation with a brush and a garden sprayer, fence washing water.If the aforesaid has struck mildew and rot, "sick" areas should be thoroughly treated with a special antiseptic composition.Pay close attention to the field of knots: remove resin (if any) with a metal spatula, cover them with a special varnish.Hats of nails and other metal accessories cover corrosion primer.

Fence before painting
new wooden fence before painting

at this preliminary stage is completed.10-15 days leave to dry the fence, covering it with plastic wrap.On sunny days, remove it.

If you have no possibility to languish waiting for drying the fence, you can begin to cover "as is".Use a tinted primer antiseptic.But over time, the tree still stands dosushit.

choice of material for painting ↑

So, we have come close to the process of staining.To date, the choice of painting materials is so great that confused and wonder.

Important!The development of tools to protect the wood full of "lack of exercise".Something radically new appears extremely rare - so try not to "buy" the dubious advertising.Trust only reputable manufacturers.

ideal coating for the fence will be an antiseptic or paint.

antiseptics penetrate deep into the wood, thus protecting the material from the blue, mold and changeable moods of nature.They are divided into:

  • translucent - glazing;
  • opaque - for cover;

first well preserved structure of the tree, giving the fence with a special "light" color.Second fully its "harbor."

paints are oil and acrylic.

Oil perfectly absorbed, are weatherproof.Prevent ingress of water into the timber.However, dry quite slowly - about a day, maybe more.With the passage of time can change its color, which is especially noticeable on the bright fence.

Painting wooden fence
Painting wooden fence with oil paint

Acrylic better color and gloss retention, good "breathe".Elastic, not crack.

What paint to paint the wooden fence, it's up to you - because each species present and their unique advantages and disadvantages characteristic.

Lifetime coverage ↑

lessirovochnomu antiseptics - up to 5 years.

The coating - about 7 years.

Oil paint - 6 years.

Acrylic - over 8 years.

Of course, these figures are approximate.

Much depends on the climate and conditions of the fence your home garden.

Video: paint the wooden fence ↑

Video on how to choose the best material for painting wooden fence and how to paint the fence of wood, will be an additional visual aid useful information:

Try to perform painting the fence most competentlyso that his appearance to please you even years later.Funds apply only in the longitudinal direction, and for the event choose a warm, overcast, preferably windless.