Exterior Painting & Staining

Painting a porch column outside.

Painting Outside in Cold Weather

Exterior latex paint doesn’t cure well in cold weather, particularly if the humidity is high. Watch this video to find out how low the temperature can go when painting outside.

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Danny Lipford painting garage door.

When Is the Best Time to Paint Outside

Watch this video for tips on painting the outside of your home during hot or cold temperatures, and the advantages of using eco-friendly, low VOC paint.

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Old paint that has separated due to freezing.

Using Paint Stored in Freezing Temperatures

Watch this video to find out whether or not to use paint that has been stored outside in freezing temperatures.

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Patio finished with QUIKRETE Concrete Stain

Staining Concrete Surfaces

Concrete stains can be used to give plain concrete a beautiful new look. Watch this video for tips on how to test and prepare concrete surfaces for staining.

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Concrete steps after applying textured concrete coating.

Textured Concrete Coatings

Watch this video to find out about the advantages and application of textured acrylic concrete coatings to old concrete surfaces, such as steps, patios, sidewalks, and driveways.

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House with vinyl siding and trim.

Tips for Painting Vinyl Siding

It’s possible to paint vinyl siding, if you do it right. Watch this video to learn about the steps needed to clean, prime, and paint the vinyl siding on your house.

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Using a rotary sander to remove old paint on the outside of a house.

Exterior Home Painting Prep Tips

Preparing the outside of your home for painting is one of the least enjoyable, but most important, aspects of house painting. Watch this video for tips on how to scrap, sand, repair, and prime your house for painting.

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Using an artist's paintbrush to paint the accent colors on a plastic pink flamingo.

How to Paint Exterior Plastic Decorative Items

Watch this video to find out how to paint exterior plastic decorative items around your home using special paint made for painting plastic.

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