How Often Should Exterior Brick Be Painted?

“The Brickman” on painting brick (Feb 2020)

Should you paint your Brick House?

How to Paint a Brick House /// Exterior House Painting Tips

Frequently Asked Questions

How often do you need to repaint brick?

every three to five yearsIf brick is in good quality and repair, on average it will need to be repainted every three to five years. It the brick is chipping, deteriorating, molding or in overall bad condition, it will be a bad candidate for paint. And therefore show wear on a much quicker basis.

Do you need to paint exterior brick walls?

In the better weather, many home owners often think seriously about updating or refreshing the external appearance of their homes with a coat of fresh paint but what if you have bare brick walls and you want to paint them? The most important word to remember about painting exterior brick walls: permanence.

How often should you inspect your exterior paint?

Regular maintenance will also help your home hold onto its paint longer. Inspect the exterior of your home every year, or every few years. Look for signs of moisture damage, peeling and cracking; addressing any damaged areas, including sealing and caulking, as soon as possible can add years to the life of an exterior paint job.

How long does it take for paint to dry on brick siding?

Applying paint to your brick wall Once your exterior siding is ready to be painted, note that it’s best to apply two coats and allow each coat to dry for at least 4 hours. Regardless of the paint application recommendations, you should choose an appropriate temperature for your project.

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