What is the best exterior paint or stain for your home?

KD Painting

New England climate has its own punishing effect on the exterior of your home and the best thing you can do is to protect it by using a quality paint or stain every 5 years.

When it is time to repaint the exterior of your home, you will most likely wonder what the best paint would be. Exterior house paint technology has come a long way and now you also have green, eco-friendly choices of paints and stains. This new line of paints performs just as well as your regular paints that we have been using all along. KD Painting uses only premium paints and stains, including all types of eco-friendly paints and stains currently on the market.

We have been painting since 2005 and have used almost all paints lines that you can think of. Besides using the best exterior paint or stain for a particular surface (wood, stucco, aluminum, vinyl, etc), proper preparation and application is a must. That includes, pressure washing of surface to remove mildew, debris, dust, scraping and sanding, priming of bare surfaces, etc.

When you are on the market for an exterior house paint job and trying to select the best exterior paint or stain for your home, keep in mind a few attributes that we think are important:

  • Durability
  • Resistance to mold and mildew
  • Resistance to fading
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Easy to apply to surface

Here are our top choices for exterior paint and stains currently on the market:


  • Duration (Sherwin Williams)
  • Aura (Benjamin Moore)
  • Resilience (Sherwin Williams)
  • Regal Select (Benjamin Moore)
  • Superpaint (Sherwin Williams)


  • Woodscapes (Sherwin Williams)
  • Arborcoalt (Benjamin Moore)
  • Deckscapes (Sherwin Williams)

Call us at (860) 775-6787 or Contact us online with any questions or tips regarding exterior house painting products and procedures.