You have a long list of outdoor chores to complete this fall. Sure, it probably won’t take long to rake the leaves or clean the gutters. But what about painting the house?

Before we go on any further, take a look at your home’s exterior. Could it benefit from a fresh coat of paint? There are a number of reasons to paint your house this fall.

Here are just a few:

Nice weather

The average high temperature in New Jersey this month is about 63 degrees. Do yourself a favor and take advantage of the cooler days for exterior painting. Autumn provides the ideal atmosphere for the paint to dry and look its best.

Best of all, you won’t have to worry about scorching hot temperatures damaging newly applied paint.

Aesthetic appeal

As we write this post, Halloween is less than four weeks away. The holiday season will not be far behind. If you’re hosting for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or both, you may want to consider having your house painted now.

There’s no question that a freshly painted house will welcome guests the moment they arrive. Not to mention, what homeowner doesn’t enjoy receiving compliments about their residence? So use this season as a time to enhance the appearance of your house.

Weather protection

Just as the holidays are quickly approaching, so too are nasty winter storms. High-quality paints with inherent protective properties do a nice job of shielding your home from inclement weather. Consult a professional house painter for assistance with choosing the right products for your project.

The last thing you want to do is purchase cheap, low-quality paint that won’t stand up to colder temperatures and precipitation.

Low humidity

Humidity levels are usually lower this time of year in the northeast. With less humidity in the air, your paint dries easier and adheres to the surface more effectively.

It’s a different story in the summer when humidity levels are higher. Basically, that excessive moisture gets between the surface of your home and paint. Over time, this can cause flaking and affect the brilliance of the color.


We’ve explained in previous posts that a fresh coat of paint does wonders for your home’s value. Speaking of which, be sure to read The Best Colors to Paint Your House When Selling and Reasons to Paint Your House Before Selling.

The New Jersey housing market continues to sizzle. As a seller, you obviously want to get the most in return for your property. Prospective buyers will bend over backward to get settled into a new place before the holiday season.

So take advantage of that urgency and boost the visual appeal of your home before it’s too late.

An Experienced Residential Painter

Painting projects are usually intimidating for the average homeowner. Not a lot of people know which products to use, let alone how physically taxing painting an entire house can be. That’s why we recommend leaving your project in the hands of a professional.

DJ’s Painting has been South Jersey’s choice for house painting since 1986. In contrast to just any residential painter, our team has extensive experience with all kinds of coating systems. From interior painting and staining to exterior painting and staining, DJ’s makes the process easy and stress-free.

No two house painting projects are the same. Should you choose DJ’s, we will first take a look at your project. Next, we write up an estimate with a clear scope of work and paint specifications.

Our painters emphasize getting every job done quickly, efficiently, on time, and, of course, within budget. We are happy to answer any questions you may have along the way. Contact DJ’s this fall and see what makes us the preferred painting service in New Jersey.