Troweling it on as even as you can letting it dry.
Exterior siding spackle.
This is because the exterior of the home it s meant for is continually exposed to direct sunlight higher temperatures greater humidity extremes plus wind hail sleet rain snow and in many cases blowing sand and dirt.
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Applying fillers exterior wood spackle is used.
Product overview dap platinum patch advanced exterior filler is formulated for the most demanding exterior home repairs with superior multi material adhesion to the most common building materials.
It has strong multi material adhesion to tough porous and non porous materials making it ideal for exterior applications such as the installation finishing or repairing of fiber cement siding pvc trim board vinyl siding metal composite concrete brick wood and more.
The best filler for your siding is a two part epoxy product that cures to a.
To patch holes and depressions in siding of any kind follow these steps.
Dap platinum patch advanced exterior filler is formulated for the most demanding exterior home repairs with superior multi material adhesion to the most common.
Exterior spackling compound and caulk fit the bill but they never harden and are consequently difficult to shape.
General purpose water based spackling compound for patching holes and nail heads quickly and easily for use on exterior surfaces such as wood siding concrete brick cement and stucco for use on interior surfaces such as drywall plaster and wood.
Interior surfaces often require lightweight spackle while outdoor spackle is heavier.
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After you ve removed all loose paint and sealed the surface with a latex primer use a water based exterior grade spackle to fill in the rough areas that remain.
Exterior fillers dry fairly quickly allowing to gently sand to a smooth texture.
A good way checking wood for it s weakened structure is taking a sharp pocket knife point sticking into the wood s surface.
Just make sure the package states that the patching compound is for outdoor use.