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Pros and Cons of Painting Brick

Pros and Cons of Painting Brick

Jul 31, 2018

No, there isn’t anything wrong with your brick house. You’re just ready for a change. Brick, properly maintained, does seem to last forever. If you’re ready to mix things up, take a moment to learn the pros and cons of painting brick.

Immediate Facade Lift

Nothing freshens a house like a new coat of paint. And your brick home is no exception. Chances are it’s been au natural since it was built, and even though you’ve kept up with the maintenance, you think it looks a little dated.

Painting your brick can completely change the feel of your home. Dark brick re-imagined as creamy buttercup takes on a whole new personality. Or maybe light-colored brick is painted a classic dark gray, complete with stunning white trim. Not sure what color you’d like to try? Consult with a professional painter to help with the decision-making process. Choose local craftspeople experienced with applying paint to brick, and familiar with your community as well. Your goal is to create a welcoming house with curb appeal to spare. Talking with a color specialist can make certain you’re on the right track.

Paint + Brick = Permanent Change


Of course you can change color; that’s simply a matter of choosing new paint. But if you decide to revert to your brick’s original, unvarnished finish, that’s not so easy. When you hire a skilled professional to paint your brick home, their job is create a long-lasting finish. The house is cleaned and repairs are made prior to coating the surface with primer.

When a professional has done their job correctly, finishing the job with a high-quality paint, the end result will be beautiful for years to come.

Skill + Experience = Happy Homeowners

Given the experience needed to properly prepare exterior brick from top to bottom, taking into account age and condition, it’s a good idea to enlist the services of a professional who is comfortable and experienced with painting brick. Your painting professional will know the proper paint needed to get the best results. They’ll know that the brick needs to breathe in order to have a long-lasting finish. Find a local painting professional that’s a part of your community; they’ll be familiar with all the ins and outs of painting brick in your California neighborhood. Better still, they’ll be able to address concerns about your specific property before any painting begins.

Now may be the perfect time for a change, and an estimate is the perfect place to start. Just do a little homework to ensure the change you get is the one you really want!

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  • We offer a no questions asked two year warranty on all our painting project
  • We are more affordable than most people may think
  • Our paint jobs last longer because we never skimp on prep
  • We leave the job neat and clean
  • We have long-standing employees that are treated well
  • We give back to our community in many ways including our annual charity project, Paint it Forward