You make go in your home through a
back door or garage door,
but keep an eye on your front
door because THAT is what guests see!
| It's especially important for you
to have a NEW DOOR painted or stained as soon as
possible after it's installed so the door itself
is protected from the sun and weather!
New doors usually come with a painting/staining
requirement where you have 30-90 days to get the
door 'protected' or you lose any warranty from
However, if there are any manufacturing or
installation defects with your door unit, you
must have them addressed before finishing the
door. Once paint or stain is applied, that door
Suzie Paints is mostly an interior paint company
but we will paint doors and windows on the exterior
of your home (painting foundations are on a
case-by-case basis but we do not paint
|The tricky thing about doors is
finding the 'sweet spot' in the weather for
things to dry properly.
In your hurry to get your new door protected,
remember there are temperature ranges for paints
& primers so painting a door when the
surface temperature is above 90F or below 50F
will not allow the paint/primer to stick well
and it won't last like you want it to!
Also, stained doors need to be re-varnished
every 3-5 years (2-3 years if they are in direct
sunlight a lot).