We are buying a house and want to paint the outside of it. Here in Australia they call it brick, but in the states it's the same kind of porous grey blocks that a lot of garages and foundations are made of. We would like to paint it white or light cream, but don't know if it would take a ridiculous amount of paint, because of the porous nature of the blocks. Any suggestions or ideas? We're new at this and can use all the help we can get. Thanks!
I have forwarded your question to a painter that I know in Australia and see what he says to use. I will let know the answer.
thanks for that, my husband knows a painter, but he's pretty hard to get hold of sometimes, so I thought it would be just as easy for me to post here. All help appreciated in advance. Thanks.
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