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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 25 Exterior Painting Projects

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  5. 5. Sealing Paint Cans (01:31)

    Follow these steps to keep a can of leftover paint fresh and read to use.

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

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

  7. 7. 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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  12. 12. Primer (01:55)

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

  13. 13. 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...

  14. 14. Siding Wedges (01:12)

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

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

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

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