How to Paint Your House

Learn how to paint your house with this helpful guide. To maximize the life of your outdoor painting projects, follow these expert steps for prep work, application and choosing the right paint for the job.

For best exterior painting results, use acrylic latex paint and synthetic bristle brushes.
For best exterior painting results, use acrylic latex paint and synthetic bristle brushes.
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