Exterior

7 Tips For Painting Exterior Window Frames

When you take into account every element of the exterior of your home, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the window frames aren’t exactly a big deal. They’ll be pretty quick and easy to paint given the relatively small surface area, therefore can be left …

Making Sure Your Exterior Paint Job Sticks…Properly!

Even if you don’t find exterior painting particularly unpleasant, chances are you’d prefer to have to repeat the job as infrequently as possible. The reason being that not only can it be time-consuming and challenging, but it’s also far from free! Which is why it …

Exterior Paint Removal – Negotiating a Necessary Evil

There are certain parts of the home painting process that are inherently more enjoyable than others. In fact, if you were to ask any sample group of people, chances are most of them wouldn’t mind the prospect of grabbing a brush, a bucket and making …

Six Tips for Selecting Exterior Home Paint Colors

Whether you’ve made the decision to paint the exterior of your home yourself or to bring in the professionals, there’s still one important choice only you can make. That being, the color (or combination of colors) to use for your home’s exterior. If this is …

Painting Brick-Wall Exteriors as the Pros Do

Brick walls have a reputation for being extraordinarily difficult to paint properly. The reason being that bricks are porous and therefore have a habit of soaking up paint like a sponge. Which is precisely why this is a job most people tend to avoid when …

5 Reasons Why Painting Exteriors With a Brush Isn’t So Crazy After All

When looking to paint particularly extensive home exteriors, two tools immediately come to mind. Those being the increasingly popular paint sprayer and the classic paint roller. In fact, the only approach you probably won’t consider at all is that of the traditional brush. For a …

Exterior Paint Choices: Flat or Satin Finish?

As anybody who’s ever gone about the job will know, selecting the perfect paint for a property’s exterior isn’t exactly easy. Selecting the ideal color is difficult enough, but then there is also the question of flat and satin finishes. You know that your home’s …

Exterior Home Painting: 10 Things You Need to Know First

Depending on the way you go about the job, painting the exterior of your home can be anything from a real joy to an unmitigated nightmare. On which side of the scale it lands…well, most of it comes down to you and the decisions/actions you …

Painting Metal Rails and Railings Outdoors

There’s usually at least one individual in every household who isn’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty. Whether it’s everyday repairs around the house, a new coat of paint in the bedrooms or the odd DIY project in the garden, …

Painting of Vinyl Or Aluminum Siding

All across the United States, millions of homes are finished with decorative vinyl or aluminum siding. Along with being absolutely gorgeous to look at, one of the biggest benefits of using these alternative substrates is that they are considerably more durable and longer lasting than …