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Painting the Exterior of a Home

Painting the exterior of your home can make a big impact on its value. It can prolong the life of the exterior and protect your home fr...

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Exterior Painting

Top 24 Exterior Painting Projects

  1. 1. Exterior Painting Preparation

    When painting the exterior of a house, learn these valuable tips that can save you time by preparing properly for the project, from DIY...

  2. 2. Exterior Paint Selection

    Painting the exterior of your house may seem like a job for professionals, but with some basic knowledge of paints and motivation, doin...

  3. 3. Masonry Paint (00:60)

    Here's an Indoors Out quick tip on using masonry paint.

  4. 4. Clean and Prep (02:27)

    Sand, wash and scrape your home's exterior before applying the primer.

  5. 5. Racing the Snow (00:03:15)

    Erin and Toby finish their remodel just ahead of the biggest snow in years.

  6. 6. Wizard Secure Paint Tray (01:24)

    With this locking-lid tray, it's okay to stop in the middle of painting.

  7. 7. Primer (01:55)

    Without primer, there's no way paint is going to stick to your house.

  8. 8. Facade Makeover (00:01:51)

    Give your home's facade a makeover with a cleaning, new siding or paint.

  9. 9. No-Slip Paint (01:39)

    Here's a painting tip to keep you from slipping on porch and deck floors.

  10. 10. Paint Prep Primer (02:01)

    Learn the basics for prepping the exterior of your home before you paint.

  11. 11. Box Before You Paint (01:30)

    For uniform paint color, mix several cans together before you paint.

  12. 12. Rung It (00:01:11)

    This handy platform keeps painting tools close when working on a ladder.

  13. 13. Tools and Prep Needed for Painting Exterior Surfaces

    Before you start paining, learn what tools you'll need and how to prep outside surfaces like masonry, wood and metal.

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  14. 14. Consider the Weather (01:34)

    Take the weather into account before painting your home's exterior.

  15. 15. Don't Skimp on Paint (01:39)

    With paint, you get what you pay for: cheaper paints are lower in quality.

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