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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 26 Exterior Painting Projects

  1. 1. 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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  2. 2. Refresh Your Home's Exterior

    Painting your home's exterior and staining the deck not only make them look like new, they also help protect your biggest investment. ...

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    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. Masonry Paint (00:60)

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

  4. 4. Roll N Release (00:00:44)

    With this painting tool, you are sure to get less paint on your hands.

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

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

  6. 6. Siding Wedges (01:12)

    Slip these wedges under siding before you paint to help prevent rotting.

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

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

  8. 8. Lazy Joe Paint Wrapper (01:15)

    When it comes to waiting between coats, try this paint wrapper instead.

  9. 9. ComfortGlide (00:01:05)

    Check out this ergonomic paintbrush that makes clean-up a "click."

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

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

  11. 11. 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...

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

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

  13. 13. Paint From the Top Down (01:20)

    Find out how to avoid unsightly drips when you're painting.

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

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

  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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