Often used to cover or clean up the appearance of discolored or damaged brick, the technique of painting exterior brick can do wonders for the appearance of a home. Exterior brick can be given an instant facelift by simply applying a fresh coat of paint. I came across this step-by-step on how-to properly prep and paint brick for those of you thinking about painting your outdoor bricks this summer.
Although this is a quick and easy way to revitalize the exterior of a home, poorly painted brick can look cheap and tacky. I have seen some bizarre colored brick homes (yellow, orange, and green brick come to mind) and personally, I think that bricks should never be painted.
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