Building an Home Extension

Why You Should Repaint Your Home's Exterior Walls

Painting your home's exterior walls is a great way to improve the kerb appeal of the property, making it stand out from the rest of the houses in your neighbourhood. But the benefits of an exterior painting job go much deeper than just making your home look beautiful. 

Continue reading to see the fantastic benefits you stand to gain by painting your home's exterior.

1. Provides protection from inclement weather conditions

As your home's frontline defence against the outside elements, your exterior walls take the brunt of harsh weather conditions, such as direct sunlight, driving rain, strong winds, high humidity and more. 

A fresh coat of paint will provide these walls with an extra layer of protection against the elements, reducing the risk of structural damage to the building. It can also help to repel the dust, dirt and grime that may dull the appearance of your home's exterior over time.

2. Reduces the need for building repair

Since a new coat of paint on your exterior walls helps to keep your home intact by providing protection from destructive weather, you can save a lot of money on building repairs in the long run. 

As a result, you'll have more money to spare for future home improvements.

3. Helps to personalise your home

Your home is a direct reflection of your personality. Painting the outside of the home gives you an opportunity to show off your personality. Now, imagine how great it would feel to have your exterior paint colours reflect your personality before visitors and neighbours have even had the chance to come into your home!

4. Boosts the resale value of your home

While you might not be looking to sell your home right now, unforeseen circumstances might make you consider selling it in the future. Since beautifully painted home exteriors help to make the property more attractive to prospective home buyers, you can get more money when it's time to close your home sale.

Before you start, think about the goals you want to accomplish by painting the exterior walls of your house. This should help to guide you through the types and colours of paint you may need for your project and how to coordinate the paint. While exterior painting may seem like a job you can tackle on your own, it's recommended you hire a professional painter to ensure the job is done quickly and efficiently.

About Me

Building an Home Extension

Hello, my name is Wendy and this is my construction blog. I do not work in the construction industry myself, but I have spent the last 7 months of my life with construction workers and contractors as they designed and built an extension to my property. I had always dreamed of extending my home so we could enlarge the kitchen and have an additional bedroom on the second-floor. My husband always objected, but when I won some money on the lotto, he couldn't stop me. The contractors were really great and I got a real insight into the industry so I decided to start this blog.


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