Exterior House Painting: Boost your curb appeal

Painting your homes facade can be a great way make it stand out from the crowd. If you’re looking to give your home a fresh look or to increase its curb appeal, consider giving the facade a fresh coat of paint. This can make a huge difference in the overall look of your home and can help it stand out from the other homes on the market. Here are some tips to help you paint the facade of your home for sale:

#1 Apply a fresh coat of paint

First, painting your house brick, render or weatherboards can give it a whole new look and drastically improve its curb appeal. Painting your facade can also protect it from the elements. A fresh coat of paint will act like a protective barrier, preventing moisture from seeping into the brick and causing damage.

A fresh coat of paint can make the exterior of your home look updated and modern, while also providing a great canvas for exploratory colour palettes. It can also help to hide any imperfections in the brick and make it look like new. 

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#2 Choose the right colour

Next, it’s important to choose the right paint colour and finish for the job. A bright, vibrant hue can really make your home stand out, while a more subtle finish can help it blend in with the neighbourhood. Consider the current colours and materials of your home and choose something that will complement them. Think about the area you live in and style of your home and find a theme that’s suits your home, like modern or coastal.

#3 Type of paint

After that, you’ll need to decide on the type of paint you’ll use. Exterior paint is designed to be weather-resistant and long-lasting, so it’s a wise choice for the job. However, there are also a variety of specialty paints available for unique surfaces, such as Dulux and Taubman’s. Be sure to research your options, talk to a professional painter and find the best product for your home.

Once you’ve selected the paint and materials, a painting professional will prep the surface of your house. This includes removing any existing paint, patching any holes or cracks, and cleaning the area. It’s also important to protect any areas that won’t be painted, such as windows and doors.

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#4 Its time to start painting

Finally, it’s time to start painting! Before they begin, be sure to check the weather forecast—you don’t want to start painting in the rain. As they work, the painter will apply the paint in even strokes and make sure to cover the entire area. When they are finished, let the paint dry completely before you move on to the next area.

Painting your house’s facade can be a great way to add value to your home. With the right preparation and a bit of patience, you can have a beautiful home ready to show off and put on the market.

Lastly, working with the right professionals will help you prepare your house for sale faster and hopefully sell for more. Finding the right professional who is available prior to your desired listing date can be difficult, and that’s where SellSmart comes in. We can help you prepare faster, present better and sell for more. Access our community of qualified and reliable painting professionals to help fast track your pre-sale preparation! 

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