Brick Painting & Limewashing

Brick is a great choice for a home’s exterior, and the proper paint job will elevate your home’s aesthetic and showcase the unique character of your living space. For quality brick painting from contractors with decades of experience in the Houston area, trust Liberty Painting. Find before and after examples of brick house painting projects in our gallery.

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Benefits of Limewashing Your House

If you aren’t familiar with the term, limewash is a type of paint that is made of limestone that works well for brick painting. In addition to improving aesthetics, limewashing your house also includes protective benefits for brick exteriors. We’ve all felt that Houston humidity—you want your home to have a good coat of paint to protect it from our Texas weather.

A painted two-story white brick home with shrubbery and an American flag in front

Here at Liberty Painting, we believe that quality exterior painting service encompasses both art and science, with aspects including:

  • Understanding the texture and nature of bricks
  • Selecting the right paint that will adhere properly
  • Ensuring the trim complements the primary brick color
  • Proper preparation, cleaning, and application

We do carry more than just limewashing options for our brick painting services here at Liberty Painting. With a free consultation, our experts can help you find the color and type of paint that makes the most sense for your home’s exterior, providing a range of options to determine the perfect fit.

The Benefits of Liberty Painting as Your Contractor

While brick painting can be done by almost anyone, the DIY option comes with many risks, including costly mistakes and challenges. It’s better to go with professionals who will give full transparency throughout the project. When you book with Liberty Painting, here are some of the benefits:

  • Painting the exterior of your home makes it look better while preventing damage and increasing curb appeal
  • We provide custom proposals with no hidden fees
  • Our team offers full communication, from the first consultation to the text that we’re on the way and all throughout the project. Ask about our 2-year Happiness Guarantee!

It’s also important to mention that brick painting is not only an exterior job. While we’ve mainly discussed limewashing houses on the outside, you can also paint the bricks that are inside your home, such as those that surround fireplaces. Of course, heat-resistant paint needs to be used, but our expert team understands interior jobs, whether big or small. Let us know which bricks you want painted and we’ll help you take care of the rest!

A gray-painted brick living room interior with gray and natural furniture

Brick Painting Excellence by Liberty Painting

Ready for your home makeover? Get started with Liberty Painting! Limewashing houses is just one of the many options we offer at Liberty Painting. If you’re interested in a paint job, big or small, inside or out, reach out to us for a free consultation that will include expert advice and a proposal with transparent pricing. We know Houston, and we can’t wait to work with you!

Painting Services

Prep work

Before any paint job, we must prep the home to fix any cracks & holes and to wash off any dirt.

Why Us?

We pride ourselves in the quality of our work, our talented painters, and our customer oriented approach.

Why Paint Your Home

Not only does a new fresh coat of paint makes your home look beautiful, it also protects your home from the outside elements.

Brick Painting FAQs:

Painting your brick house can offer several benefits. Firstly, it provides a fresh and modern appearance, transforming the look of older homes. Secondly, it acts as a protective barrier against weather elements, preventing potential brick damage. Lastly, a well-painted brick house can increase the property’s curb appeal, potentially raising its market value.

While traditional exteriors might need a repaint every 10 years, painting exterior brick surfaces—especially in Houston’s climate—can benefit from a fresh coat every 5-10 years. This not only keeps them looking pristine but also ensures they’re protected from moisture and other environmental factors.

Absolutely! Painting a brick fireplace can rejuvenate its appearance, making it a focal point in the room. Ensure you choose heat-resistant paint and follow the specific steps for fireplace brick paint to achieve a long-lasting and safe result.

Selecting Paint: Opt for high-quality brick paint tailored for the porous nature of bricks. Explore various brick paint colors or exterior brick paint color ideas for inspiration.

Preparation: Clean the brick surface thoroughly, removing any dirt, mold, or mildew. A pressure washer can be effective for exteriors.

Repair: Address any cracks or chips in the brick to ensure a smooth painting surface.

Priming: For previously unpainted or porous bricks, apply a masonry primer to enhance paint adherence and color vibrancy.

Painting: Apply the chosen paint evenly using brushes or rollers. Multiple coats might be necessary depending on the color contrast.

Fireplace Considerations: If painting a brick fireplace, use heat-resistant paint. Browse painted brick fireplace ideas for design inspiration.

While the DIY route might seem tempting, painting brick is a specialized task. It requires a deep understanding of brick surfaces, the right tools, and the expertise to ensure an even and lasting finish. Given the challenges and the potential for costly mistakes, it’s always best to trust professionals like Liberty Painting.

Removing paint from a painted brick house or fireplace is challenging due to brick’s porous nature. Deep-seated brick paint can be tough to eliminate, with methods like sandblasting risking damage. For those updating their white-painted brick house or considering new brick paint colors, it’s crucial to be certain before painting. Professional consultation is often recommended for effective paint removal.