Can I paint the old stone on the front of my home?
kimber123March 16, 2013
Has any ever painted the stone on exterior. I would like to update the colors of the stone. The siding is a very pale creamy yellow. The stone is 70's gold. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you
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Interiors International, Inc.
Don't paint the stone change the siding color.
6 Likes    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 9:49AM
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I agree, try changing the siding color first.
1 Like    Bookmark   March 16, 2013 at 12:43PM
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Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
good advise!
    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 12:48PM
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Paint the stone! If u don't like it now you never will. It's always going to bother you. Good luck.
    Bookmark   March 23, 2013 at 12:15AM
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I think you could. We painted our stone fireplace twenty something years ago. Just work with a local paint store for products and colors.
    Bookmark   March 23, 2013 at 8:13PM
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I agree that the siding is the issue, not the stone. The roof also looks like it might be time for a redo. I would also consider some landscape work to freshen things up.
1 Like    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 6:45PM
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The Color People
Painting the stone will simply look awful. It will still look like stone but just look strange. As noted above a new siding color is the key. Pick a siding color that blends with the stone color. Also changing the trim from dark brown to an off white will make the stone the darkest color on the house and give it more of the character stone can give a home.
    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 7:47PM
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kivi is right. leave the stone alone. pressure wash or replace the roof. your place is seriouslyly in need of landscaping.
1 Like    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 2:56AM
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