Painting a fence isn't difficult, but it is time consuming and requires good technique, learn how to paint a
fence in this article.
If you have a fence in your garden you will most likely want to paint it a color. This may be because you don't
like the natural color of your fence but it may also be because you want to ensure the fence lasts a long time.
Using special paint will protect your fence against the weather and other harmful elements.
Fortunately, painting your fence is quite easy, however the down side is it's fairly time consuming depending on
the size of the fence. Furthermore, painting a fence is an extremely repetitive task with almost no variety
involved and hence it can get very boring to do. The good news is by painting a fence well, using the correct
technique, it can last many years.
All you need to paint a fence is;
Good outdoor paintbrush (Large, Medium and Small)
When actually painting your outdoor fence you obviously won't need to take as much care as you would if you were
painting indoors. However, you should still be cautious when painting and lay down some cover sheets on the ground
to protect the surrounding area. Some paints can be especially harmful to grass and plants, hence you should be
careful around them.
A good technique to adapt when fence painting is to paint one panel at a time, starting from the top and working
your way down. This will ensure any excess paint will drip down the panel, which will make painting easier. Use the
cover sheets along the bottom of the fence so you can paint right to the bottom without going into the grass or
Use all of the brushes you have available depending on the fence terrain, for example, for the top of the fence
where there is only a small bit of fence showing, use a smaller brush. Or if you're painting around a hanging
basket bracket, use a smaller brush to ensure more accuracy.
To conclude, there is no way around it, fence painting isn't exactly the most interesting thing you could do in
your garden, but if you do it right, you'll only have to do it once every couple of