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BRICK STAINING QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Frequently asked questions when it comes to brick staining
what’s the difference between brick staining and painting?
Brick staining is actually better for the health of the bricks themselves as the stain allows them to breathe. If you go with brick stain, it rarely fades over time as the stain basically becomes a part of the brick. Brick stain doesn’t simply cover the brick like a paint does, but it fully adheres and becomes a permanent fixture.
Brick stain works to stop water from absorbing as well, so there’s a real longevity to it. Not to mention the prevention of cracking and peeling, which can occur with painting brick over the years.
People are often unsure if they can even stain their bricks or they ask themselves if it’s the right way to go for their home.
If your bricks have not been painted or stained before, you can 100% stain your bricks! If you’re unsure, simply do the quick water splash test. If the brick absorbs the water, it can be stained. If the water does not absorb and beads down the wall, it cannot be stained.
Not only does brick staining work to maintain the original aesthetics of the home and architecture, but it’s healthier for the brick itself, more cost effective in the long run and can last upwards of 15 years!
How much does it cost to have painters paint your house?
Brick staining instead of painting brick does cost more upfront, but due to the longevity the need for very little maintenance over the years, it’s the more cost effective option for homeowners.
For the material, a gallon of brick stain ranges from $60-$80 per gallon. One gallon of brick stain can cover about 200-300 square feet. To hire a professional painting company, like Home Painters Toronto, it can range anywhere from $2500 to $12,000 for brick stain and labor. It all depends on the size and height of your home. A lot of people also ask, how long does it take a painter to paint a house, especially when doing brick staining. Again, it depends on the size of your home, but it will likely be finished within a week!
what kind of colours are available for brick staining?
There are so many colours to choose from when it comes to brick stain! If you’re thinking of stain, one thing to consider is whether you should go semi-transparent or solid. Generally, if you’re happy with the look of your bricks and you want to change the hue, go with a semi-transparent brick stain. By going with semi-transparent, you’re keeping the integrity of the brick, but just changing the colour.
It depends on what you are trying to achieve. We can go from light to dark with the stain or even the opposite. We also offer special brick stain matching to your original bricks!
What to do now that you are ready to paint your Exterior Brick:
Firstly, give us a call or e-mail for a free quote on your exterior brick staining!
Our brick staining expert will arrive on-site to give you an assessment and a detailed estimate, featuring everything you want repaired and restored.
The job will get booked and we’ll set up an ideal starting date.
On the first day, we will do a brief walk-through to ensure we’re on the same page.
From there, we’ll get started with the brick staining! You’ll be kept in the loop every step of the way.
Once we have finished the job, we’ll clean up any messes and ensure the site is left spotless!
Then, we’ll do a final walk-through with you to make sure you are completely happy with the job before we consider it complete!
If you’re not around, we will call, text or email to set up a proper time for the final walk-through. We are not satisfied until you’re fully satisfied!
Nonetheless, we don’t process your final payment until you tell us that you’re completely happy with our work. To prove that we are 100% confident in our ability to take care of you, we offer a 15-year warranty on all brick staining services!
Customer Testimonials for Brick Staining Projects
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Client Testimonial – Magdiel Brick Staining
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Are you on the lookout for something extra special and unique when it comes to brick staining? If you’re looking to match up your stain to previously existing walls, this is certainly a less expensive option than replacing a whole wall! We offer the ultimate premium of brick staining. Completely specialized and not for the faint of heart, our seasoned brick staining experts are capable of completing even the trickiest of brick staining jobs. This option does work out to be two times the price in most cases, but you will be astonished with the results!
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If you want to stain your bricks, then contact us NOW! We’d be happy to turn your dream into a reality.
From The Owner & Founder
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Since 1987 when I was at York University simply earning my way through school, I’ve had the privilege to meet and work with thousands of amazing homeowners like yourself.
Besides the birth of my daughter, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a homeowner’s life change when we have transformed their dream home into a masterpiece. For that reason, we take our jobs very seriously and are committed to our cause.
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