Painting The Brick Exterior of Your Home: Read Before You Do!

Posted by Phil Boren on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 10:29am.

There's been a popular trend over the past few years in home maintenance - particularly with older homes - for home owners and house flippers alike to paint the brick exterior of homes. There are some good reasons this has been the case, aesthetically, at least, because it can really update the look of a tired, old exterior and give it a fresh, new look. However, as easy and effective as this may sound and as tempting as it may be to fire up the spray gun and paint away, there are some pretty good reasons not to paint your brick exterior. If you do decide to go this route, there are some exterior paints out there that may be the best choice for this application because they will let the brick "breathe". To read more about the pro's and con's of this popular "fix", click "Read" below and make sure you know what you're getting yourself into before you do it. It might just save you from making a big mistake!

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