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Maximizing the Aesthetic Look in Your Brick House Using the Right Exterior Paint

House with brick walls needs different treatment with with concrete walls because they have different material to begin with. Here, you can have ten perfect ideas to beautify your brick house with the right treatment of paint and the minor details on it. At the end, you will smile wider watching your house looks better than ever.

Classy Exterior Look in Brick and Wood

If you have rich red-brown colors on your brick wall then it will be perfectly matches with the wooden material in stained dark auburn colors. You will have a classy look on your house in inviting red color.

Brick house in red brown color with wooden deck dark stained auburn beige painted wall porch table sets black trim brass exterior lamp cover
Michael Knowles, Architect

Brick House with Slope Roofs

Slope roofs gives drama to your house with brick walls. Painting the brick helps elevating your house as well. The picture below proofs that house with new roofing will make your slope roofs looks fabulous.

arts and crafts gray mixed siding exterior home design with brick wall and slope roofs gray windows, doors, fences, and chimney
Rill Architects

Curbs Appeal in Brick House

Renewing your curb look can increase its appeal on your exterior look too. By mowing your lawn, touching up the paint trim or even adding some plotted plants or shrubs, your brick house will look fresher and lighter.

large timeless gray three story wood exterior home with shrubs and curb appeal glass window in white trim white door front porch wooden chairs
Green Basements & Remodeling

Evergreen Shrubs for complementing Look

You can be innovative and play with the shrubs to complement the look of your brick wall. Evergreen shrubs as a foundation ensures year-round curb appeal. Moreover evergreen shrubs help anchor your home to the site.

classic gray exterior home with evergreen shrubs stairs pathway brick wall gray wall glass windows in white trim gray front door and roofs
Sightline Art Consulting

Different Palette for different Purpose

You need to plan around the elements that are difficult to change, such as roofs, tiles, and stone work. Look for the right undertones so you will choose the right palette for different look. Beige and brown give warm look while blue and black give cool look.

Mid sized elegant beige three story white painted brick exterior home with a gable roof and a shingle roof dark painted front doors glass windows in dark trim
Kemp Hall Studio

House of Brick and Shingles

Although shingle style comes from medieval architecture, its beauty cannot be underestimated. Shingle houses are popular nowadays due to open floor plan concept, giving more air into your house. That is why this roof can be found in all areas of the country.

timeless wood exterior home with a gable roof stair pathway green grass lawn gray garage doors brown front door glass windows white trim
Sicora Design/Build

Bungalow Aesthetic Brick House

Bungalow aesthetic can be recognized by its clean lines, gabled roofs, deep eaves with exposed rafter ends and generous porches. The photo below has nontraditional gray for the exterior because the owner wanted a more modern color scheme.

Craftsman gray two story exterior home with a gable roof stair way path with bricks posts glass door in brown trim glass windows in white trim
Sarah Greenman

Porous Paint for Exterior Usage

Exterior and interior paint has different ingredients because the painted material get different exposure. Brick walls need porous paint so the brick can breathe. Using porous paint will increase the durability of your brick house.

timeless brick exterior home remodel in beige painted brick wall red and brown brick pathway brown wooden front door in white trim
Greymark Construction Company

Professionally Stained Brick Wall

If you have more budget, you might as well ask a professional to stain your brick wall. Yes, it is more expensive than painted brick, but it penetrates to the pores of the brick better. Moreover, it doesn’t give long-term risks compared to the painted brick.

Large arts and crafts blue three story wood exterior home gray painted brick wall and wooden deck wall brown front door and glass windows in white trim white fences
First Lamp

Hacking the Exterior Look of Brick House using Windows

Exterior with light coming from then windows are made at sunrise or sunset. Thus, you might consider to use some glass windows to enlighten your house. you can use shades to get more privacy and your brick house will look better in glass windows.

Elegant white brick exterior home with white doors and windows, dark gray roofs front porch wooden chairs brass exterior lamp cover
Carl Mayfield Architectural Photographer


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