- Mask windows, doors, etc
- Check for damages
- Repair damages if needed
- Scrape off any loose paint
- Clean your T1-11 siding
- Paint with two coats
The best way to paint T1-11 siding is with a sprayer and roller combination. The sprayer gets the paint into the grooves. The roller helps get the paint into the wood grains so it sticks better.
Preparing your exterior for painting is a process all in itself. It involves masking windows, checking for damages, and more.
You’ll want to fix any damages before painting. Paint can make them easier to see. Also, damages will only get worse and cost more to fix later.
Scraping off the loose paint is important. Loose paint will cause new paint on top of it to crack and peel faster than normal. This means touching it up or getting a new paint job, again.
Cleaning helps the paint stick to the surface better. No dirt, mildew, or any other nastiness to get between the paint and your T1-11 siding.
Paint with 2 coats of high-quality acrylic paint. This kind of paint tends to work the best, protection and looks-wise.