Based on feedback from homeowners, contractors and experts, the best exterior paint is Sherwin Williams Duration, according to ConsumerSearch. It's more expensive than others, but using it saves money in the long run bec... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

The top-rated exterior paints include Sherwin-Williams Duration and Behr Premium Plus, according to Consumer Search. Generally, it is recommended to purchase the highest quality paint that meets an affordable budget. For... More »

The best paint to use on wooden decking is California Fresh Coat Velvet Flat, according to Consumer Reports in 2010. Other top-rated paints include Behr Premium Plus Flat and Valspar Duramax. More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Sherwin Williams Duration Home is an excellent interior paint, according to the "This Old House" and "Good Housekeeping" websites. Reviews say the paint flows smoothly and does not spatter when applied. It holds up well ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Paints that are used to paint over galvanized steel include Sherwin Williams' Duration, SuperPaint, A-100 and WoodScapes. Galvanized steel also requires a layer of special primer before the top layer of finish paint is a... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Some tips to consider when hiring an exterior painting contractor are to ask for references, get estimates from multiple contractors, be specific about the project when discussing it with the contractors and thoroughly r... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Popular exterior paint colors vary by region and depend on homeowners' personal preferences. Overall popular trends include painting the house in a subtle solid color and using one or two brighter accent colors on shutte... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance