As of 2015, the national average cost to paint the exterior of a house is $2,500, with most homeowners spending between $1,500 to $3,602, according to This average figure is based on 14,740 cost profiles... More »

Some factors that affect the cost of painting a house include whether the homeowner hires someone to do the job or does it himself, the size of the home, the type and quality of the paint used, and any tools that the hom... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

The average cost to hire someone to paint a medium-sized house ranges from $3,000 to $4,500, according to Home Advisor. Certain factors, such as the geographic location of the home and the type of siding on the home, can... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

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

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

Some online resources that have information on how to estimate the cost of painting the exterior of a house are Homeadvisor, Homewyse and Painting Business Pro. Tools on these websites use factors such as ZIP code, type ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

The best exterior house paint would be a water-based one, also known as latex-based. Research shows that this expands and allows water vapor, produced from inside the house, to escape. More »