Would love to paint my house a different color? Material is stucco .

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  • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Apr 23, 2018
    That is a big job and most likely will need to be sprayed on with a paint sprayer.
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    • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Apr 24, 2018
      Get a few quotes from painters that are recommended to you from neighbors, friends, family, etc. We have gotten quotes to paint our home that ranged from $10,000 - $2,500, that's a huge range!
  • Blaire Simpson Oslander Blaire Simpson Oslander on Apr 23, 2018
    Stucco needs to be sandblasted to remove loose material before painting if it's in bad shape. Stucco should also be spray painted, not rolled unless you're a masochist! Drive around the neighborhood and see what colors people are using, or go to new developments and check those out for more current colors. Pay attention to field versus trim colors, too. Try for a blend of three colors: trim, field, doors, garage. Garage should be darker than field or it will become the focal point.
    • ConnieA ConnieA on Apr 24, 2018
      Great ....Thank you, then I need a professional for the paint and yes I need to check out the new colors being used . This is what I had planned on doing. Thank you so much!

  • Mogie Mogie on Apr 23, 2018
    What colors are you fond of? We painted our house marijuana green. :)
    • ConnieA ConnieA on Apr 24, 2018
      Oh Wow! I love muted colors and I also love white, but I want a color I will like to look at when I drive up. Thanks for replying.
  • Suez Wilson Suez Wilson on Apr 24, 2018
    I painted my stucco ranch house myself. First I washed it with the hose sprayer. Then I rolled the masonry paint with a very thick foam roller that had slits in it--to get into all the texture, I guess. It came out fabulous and still is fabulous after 20 years. I used kind of a dark khaki brown color and it looks wonderful. Great background for all my pink rosebushes. But color is such a personal thing. not everyone would have painted their house what I chose but it's what I wanted. So, I won't suggest any color for you. New England requires different colors than CA or Tn. Good luck!
    • ConnieA ConnieA on Apr 24, 2018
      Bravo to you...and it lasted 20 years. Thanks for the tips and taking the time to reply.

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