Asked on Apr 27, 2017

I have a older brick home that is the clay color. Should I paint it?

ShuganneBrendaAudrey G
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  • Judy Ferrell
    on Apr 27, 2017

    Painting it is fine but you should be aware that you must use masonry paint. And you should be prepared to repaint as needed.
  • It is a matter of personal choice, but I really like the look of brick homes.
  • Audrey G
    on Apr 29, 2017

    we painted ours and absolutely love it!
  • Brenda
    on Apr 29, 2017

    If you want to do it go ahead. Life is too short to look at a house who's color you don't like. I would suggest you consult painting contractors for advice.
  • Shuganne
    on Apr 30, 2017

    No, please don't. I love the natural look, whether it's brick or wood, or human skin. (Tattoos, oh my!) Things that were designed to be painted, like drywall or plywood, of course need paint to finish them. I just recall as a child, old craftsmen lamenting beautiful pieces painted because they were worn and saying if it was good quality and good workmanship once, honor it by restoring it now. There's nothing wrong with your brick exterior, so why not call in a landscaper to freshen and brighten your home's exterior?
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