It’s generally recommended to paint your house every 3-5 years to protect your siding, stucco, or shingles, as well as maintain a fresh looking exterior.
To prevent uneven drying from painting in direct sunlight, paint the north and west side of your home in the morning hours and switch to the south and east sides in the afternoon and evening.
The best time of year to paint your house is in the spring or fall when the temperatures are the most mild.
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Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.