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How We Paint Your Home if You Have a Zero Lot Line

What is a zero lot line?

A zero lot line is when your home is built right up to the property line and does not have any set back. Most homes in the Valley have a perimeter fence or block wall and on either side of your house is your property. This is not the case with a zero lot line. This means that the wall of your home is your neighbor’s property line.

Challenges of painting a zero lot line home

When it comes to painting a home with a zero lot line, the most notable challenge is gaining access to the neighbor’s yard so that side of the home can be painted. This can be a tricky undertaking, as it may require obtaining permission from the neighbor, as well as coordinating schedules so that the work can be completed in a timely manner. In addition, there may be obstacles in the way, such as fencing or landscaping, that need to be taken into account. However, with careful planning and communication, it is usually possible to overcome these challenges and successfully paint a home with a zero lot line.

Involving your neighbor

A good working relationship with your neighbor is essential when you are planning to have your home exterior painted. You will need to coordinate your schedules so the painting crews can have access to both yards. In addition, it is important to discuss the project with your neighbor in advance so that they are aware of what will be happening and when. By taking the time to communicate and coordinate, you can ensure that the painting process goes smoothly for everyone involved.

Accessing your neighbor’s yard to paint your home

As the first step, it is important to have a conversation with your neighbor about the proposed project, and to come to an agreement about mutually convenient times for us to access their yard. Furthermore, it is important to take measures to contain any pets that may be present, in order to avoid any accidents or damage. Finally, any objects, furniture or plants that have been placed against the wall of your home by your neighbor will need to be moved in order for us to proceed with the project. By taking these precautions, we can ensure that the project is completed smoothly and without any disruptions.

Protecting your neighbor’s property.

During the painting process we will need to protect your neighbor’s yard from overspray. We will cover plants, move and cover patio furniture, and rake back the rocks along the wall. We may need to protect windows on their home as well depending on how close they may be to the areas we are spraying.

Tips to help your paint project go smoothly


Preparing your neighbor’s yard


Communicate with your HOA

Before repainting your home, it’s important to check with your homeowner’s association (HOA). Many HOAs have specific requirements for paint colors, and you’ll need to get approval before proceeding. In some cases, the HOA may have a preselected color palette to choose from. Once you’ve selected your colors, you’ll need to submit them to the HOA for review and approval. Once you have the HOA’s approval letter, we can move forward with scheduling your project. If you need help with this process let us know. We can assist you with your HOA.

Have the experts paint your home

If you have a zero lot line home in the Phoenix area and are looking to have it painted by a well-established and highly regarded company, then give Crash of Rhinos Painting a call. We can give you a no-obligation proposal for painting your home, and we stand behind our work with an unprecedented 7 year warranty! We use high-quality paint and materials, and our team of experienced painters will take care of your home as if it were their own. We understand that your home is a significant investment, and we’ll work hard to ensure that you’re happy with the finished product. Contact us today.