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Exterior Painting, How often should you Paint?

Updated: Feb 20, 2019

Painting the exterior of your home is a great way to create a new curb appeal, but even better, painting is a way to protect your property from weather damages. The question is... how often should you paint your home in oder to keep it in excellent condition and prevent damages and extra costs.

How often to paint your home exterior will depend on where your home is located. However on average it is consider a good rule of thumb to paint every 5 to 7 years. When surfaces are painted, the paint film is resistant to water contact from rain and mildew. Painting the exterior of your house is considered part of home maintenance.

Wondering about painting your brick home? A good quality job will last 15-20years. However is the properly is not properly prepare the job will last considerably less.

You should consider hiring a professional painter for your exterior painting. They will ensure the house is prepped properly before applying the paint, repair any damages and utilize quality products for a long lasting job.

If the house is not prepped properly before applying the paint you will end up paying extra in the long run.

Keep in mind it is not a good idea to put off exterior painting. Waiting too long can cause more damages to the property which at the end could end up making the job more expensive. Damaged paint or exposed patches are a signal that you should paint to protect your home.

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