Exterior Paint

  1. How to Paint Your Garage Floor

    Painting garage floor with roller on extension pole

    A great way to enhance the appearance of your garage is by painting its floor. A painted garage floor not only looks better than bare concrete, but the paint protects the floor and can make it last longer. While it may seem like a big undertaking, the

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  2. How to Paint Your Garage Door

    Garage doors painted purple

    Like the rest of your home's exterior, your garage door is exposed to the elements all year. A fresh coat of paint can extend the life expectancy of your garage door, as well as enhance your home's overall appearance.

    Step 1: Clean and Tape the

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  3. Best Ways to Paint Wrought Iron

    White, wrought iron furniture on patio

    Wrought iron railings, fences and patio furniture have been a classically elegant staple of homes for decades. Over time, exposed to the elements, wrought iron can become pitted and rusty and in need of refinishing.

    Even if your wrought iron pieces

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  4. How to Paint Window Shutters

    Painting white wood shutters yellow

    Shutters are great accents to windows but not if they look shabby and in need of a new finish. Even if they are in great-looking shape, you can change up the appearance of your home by painting shutters a new accent color. You can renew your shutters,

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  5. How to Paint Wood Siding

    Painted siding, shutters, and door of wood house

    If you have wood siding, you know how great it looks when it's well-maintained. You may have also noticed how worn it looks when time and the elements have gotten the upper hand.

    A new paint job will increase your home's beauty while protecting

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  6. How to Paint Your Concrete or Wood Porch

    Large wraparound porch with crisp paint

    Your front porch is the first thing guests see when visiting your house. Whether it's wood or concrete, every porch needs a bit of upkeep. If yours is looking a little worse for wear, now is a good time to take a weekend to renew it to its original glory.

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  7. How to Paint Brick: Interior & Exterior

    Exterior of brick home painted white

    From time to time, brick surfaces, whether they are outside or in, need to be refreshed. You shouldn’t be afraid to use paint on brick. It can be used to complement interior and exterior color schemes, or to hide old, weathered and beaten bricks. You j

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  8. How to Paint or Stain Your Fence

    Freshly painted white wooden fence

    A good-looking fence is part of your home’s curb appeal. If your fence is starting to look a little worn, now is a good time to paint or stain it. Whether you have a wood or chain-link fence, a well-applied stain or paint job every few years will help y

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  9. How to Paint Stucco & Other Rough Exteriors

    Painting stucco wall with roller

    Freshening up your home's exterior is a big, but rewarding, job. If your home's walls are stucco or brick, or if you're painting landscaping walls or other rough-textured features, the job can be a bit more challenging than painting smooth surfaces. As

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  10. How to Spray Paint Plastic Chairs & Furniture

    Colorful plastic chairs outdoors

    Weather and sun can fade your plastic patio chairs’ appearance over time, but that doesn’t mean you have to throw them out and replace them. You can use spray paint to renew and brighten them up. This is a simple weekend project for anyone with any lev

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  11. How to Spray Paint Metal

    Spray painted metal fence

    Painting drywall, wood and masonry surfaces isn't the only way to update your home's interior or exterior. You can also update or customize metal surfaces with paint to create a dazzling makeover effect.

    Painting iron railings, mailboxes, patio

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  12. How to Spray Paint Outdoor Light Fixtures

    Spray painted outdoor lantern

    Outdoor light fixtures brighten up your property but their surfaces can become dulled by the elements over time. Freshen them up and make them look new with a coat of spray paint this weekend. Keep reading to find out how.

    Step 1: Remove the

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  13. How to Paint an Outdoor Planter or Trellis

    Painting outdoor planter with stencil

    Planters and trellises are great additions to your patio, deck or garden. They accent your landscaping and complement existing lawn and garden features to help you create an

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  14. How to Paint Vinyl Siding

    Painting wood siding on home exterior

    Painted surfaces on your home’s exterior take a beating from sunlight and the elements. Ultraviolet radiation, moisture and temperature fluctuations cause color loss, peeling and flaking, which can make your home’s exterior look shabby over the years, if

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  15. How I Painted My Concrete Garage Floor: Before & After

    Painted concrete garage floor

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  16. From Blah to Beautiful: My Front Door Paint Job

    Front door painted red

    I live very close to my parents, so I pop over quite a bit during the week. Every time I go to their house I'm met with this wooden door in a brick/terracotta shade that has been like this for decades!

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  17. My Patio Door Makeover: Before & After

    Exterior wood doorframe

    Never underestimate the power of paint. However, today I’m taking paint outside the home and writing about how to revamp exterior spaces with paint. The process is a little different than interior painting since it requires a bit more prep work, but i

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  18. Refresh Your Front Door with EasyCare Paint

    Chelsea from - Someday I'll Learn - offers a step-by-step tutorial on freshening up your front door with EasyCare paint from your local True Value® store.

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