EXTERIOR PAINTING

Exterior painting may seem like a daunting task, but you can do it yourself with the right tools and techniques. Start off on the right foot with these articles.
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Painting Exterior Trim

Painting exterior trim is a slow process that consumes a considerable amount of time. Get tips on how to make the painting job go well here.

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  • 10 Things Not to Do When Painting Your Home

    10 Things Not to Do When Painting Your Home

    Summer doesn't seem as fun when you have an endless exterior house-painting job looming over you. To make it more enjoyable, let's play a game where we predict the house-painting mistakes you're about to make. See more »

  • 10 Tools You Need to Paint Your Home's Exterior

    10 Tools You Need to Paint Your Home's Exterior

    It takes more than a can of paint and a brush or roller to paint the outside of your house. Here are some other must-have tools to make the job look more professional. See more »

  • 10 Tricks for Painting Your Home's Exterior

    10 Tricks for Painting Your Home's Exterior

    Painting the outside of your house can seem pretty daunting, but you can save a lot of money doing it yourself. This article will give you the tools to get started. See more »

  • Can I use interior paint for exterior surfaces?

    Can I use interior paint for exterior surfaces?

    Is one gallon of paint the same as the next? Not really. Find out if you can use that interior latex you fell in love with on the outside of your house, too. See more »

  • How often should I repaint the exterior of my home?

    How often should I repaint the exterior of my home?

    Your home is your castle, but unlike a castle, it probably requires a couple of coats of paint now and again. How frequent should your paint jobs be, and why? See more »

  • Ultimate Guide to Exterior Painting

    Ultimate Guide to Exterior Painting

    Looking for tips on painting the exterior of your house? Look no further! HowStuffWorks is here to guide you through the process, from choosing paint to maintaining that new curb appeal. See more »

  • Estimating Exterior Paint

    Estimating Exterior Paint

    Find out how much paint you'll need to buy to cover your home in this helpful article about estimating exterior paint. See more »

  • Exterior Paints

    Exterior Paints

    A given type of paint works on certain surface, and should be applied with particular tools. Learn about the different kinds of exterior paints. Discover the type of exterior paint that's right for you. See more »

  • How to Paint a House

    How to Paint a House

    Painting the outside of your house is a major job. But you may be able to spiff up the appearance of your home with some quick repairs. Learn how to paint the exterior of your house. See more »

  • Painting Exterior Trim

    Painting Exterior Trim

    Painting exterior trim is a slow process that consumes a considerable amount of time. Get tips on how to make the painting job go well here. See more »

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