Painting Brick On A House
Painting Brick - A Warning. In several places in my brick articles and in the article on brick sealant I mention painting brick. Here is a man who focuses on repairing damaged masonry to tell us why this isn't always a good idea.
Painting a brick exterior on a house can be a time consuming job, but the results are often worth the effort. Some people adamantly feel that exterior brick should not be painted with house paint, while others enjoy the aesthetic look of exterior paint on brick.
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Once exterior is dry, walk around perimeter of house taking note of any loose or chipped paint. Place drop cloths along ground, then remove chipped and loose paint using paint scraper or medium-grit sanding block.
If you really want to paint your brick building, look for a vapor-permeable paint. You want a paint that is a two-way street: it allows some moisture in and out of the brick so that the brick wall can 'breathe', so to speak.
The Cost to Paint a Brick Home estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the square footage, next click update and you will see a breakdown on how much it should Cost to Paint a Brick Home.