Are you painting with distemper/red paint? The distemper/red paint is the classic colour of Swedish wooden facades. Distemper/red painted facades are relatively easy to maintain, but you will need to repaint at regular intervals. Here's how to do the job in three steps, with perfect results.
Don't forget to include drying time in the total working time.
Have plastic cover, paint and tools in place.
You may create a lot of dust when you sand the facade.