3. Okay, So How Much Does brick staining really cost?
There are many, many factors that can affect the cost of brick staining. The size and location of the project being chief among them. Also, if you hire a Toronto painting contractor to paint a single-story home the starting price will be around $2,500. While this may seem steep, the money spent on a painting contractor is sure to result in a job done well. Plus, there’s the added bonus of not having to do it yourself!
If you are still considering taking on the task, there’s more information you should know. It’s the brick staining and tinting products that can be costly, with the average cost being $25-$45/gallon. Brick staining projects are at about $2,500 to $5,000 range but could go as high as $8,000 to $12,000 depending on the size of your home.
Say, you have a 3,000 sq ft home — it could take 15+ gallons of product to stain. Which would work out to $600 – $1,000, just for the materials alone. You may have a pressure washer, painting supplies, and other necessary items already. And you could even save money by not renting any of these items.
Some pros and Cons to think about
Staining your brick house will significantly boost the curb appeal of your property. That’s a great plus if you’re looking to sell. On the other side, staining can often be more expensive than painting. Painting the brick also works to protect the brick’s surface more. There are many colours to choose from for staining, there may still be some restrictions. Also, brick stains with water sealant can sometimes cause moisture and water to collect and cause damage to the area. Not to mention there are some surfaces that cannot be stained. There’s always lots to consider!