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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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.


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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Paint Galvanized Metal

Although it's not easy, it's sometimes necessary to paint galvanized metal. Read this article to learn how to paint galvanized metal. See more »

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 »

Painting Siding

Find tips on painting siding, including the best time of day to paint, in this helpful home improvement article. See more »

Painting Shutters

Painting shutters is best done with spray paint or a power sprayer. Since that's not always possible, learn how to use a brush for the job here. See more »