Home is where the heart is.  The outside of a home is just as important as the inside when it comes to maintenance and style.  Making sure things like the siding, fencing, and other areas are properly care for will go a long way towards the home value and comfort.

Finding local pros that can work on the exterior of a home is important. Quality house painters, siding experts, local pressure washers, and solar panel pros can all help make the exterior of the home even better.  Angie's List does recommend getting at least 3 estimates before starting any exterior work on the home. 

yellow ladder with paint and paintbrush
House Painting | Exterior PaintingInterior Painting
Whether it’s a 2-foot stepladder or 24-foot extension ladder, climbing up the rungs can give even the most experienced painters the jitters.
colonial style house
House Painting | Exterior Painting
Choose house paint colors that will help your colonial-style home's architecture stand out.
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AFTER: Painting both the brick, siding and shutters updated this home. (Photo courtesy of Kim Trouten of Staged for Selling)
Home StagingHouse Painting | Exterior Painting
Highly rated home staging professionals say that affordable decorating ideas for improving your home exterior include upgrading the front door, painting brick and cleaning and furnishing the deck.
A house with gray paint, white trim and black shutters.
House Painting | Exterior Painting
Painting pros say shade preferences differ according to region.