san diego Exterior painting Contractor

serving san diego county for over 21 Years

Transforming Homes with Expert Exterior Painting Services in San Diego

Cool Down The Walls of Your SAN DIEGO HOME

Cool Life® technology helps you save money on your energy bills with heat reflective technology. Cool Life® creates a cooler surface than walls painted with traditional house paints that don’t include solutions for saving energy. 

Heat Map Before Exterior Coating Job showing Red with Means House is Hot
Heat Map Showing Cooler Walls on a House exterior after application of Cool Life on home

The Eco Guard Difference

Being in the industry for over 15 years has made us understand that quality and longevity is the name of the game, therefore we partnered up with Lifetime Coatings of America providing you with one of the only energy efficient, mold free, crack free products available in the residential market.

We are proud to be the only distributor in San Diego with exclusive rights to use Eco Guard Commercial Grade which is a unique product providing you with a lifetime triple transferable comprehensive warranty that covers almost every single aspect of your exterior surfaces. This is a truly never paint again product that will not only protect your house from the elements but will also reduce the heat of your walls.

Advanced Coating Outperforms Traditional House Paint

Exterior paint should look good and last for a long time. Our Eco Guard exterior coating outperforms traditional paint on many levels. Eco Guard is applied many times thicker than traditional paint. It creates a watertight finish to protect your home from the elements. Eco Guard contains ingredients that reduce fading. Eco Guard has excellent color retention.

Superior Exterior Painting Process

As an experienced residential exterior painter, we know how to make the house painting process stress free and achieve superior results. Our exterior painting process is thorough from start to finish. Our goal is to achieve the best performance for your home exterior. These are the steps we take for every exterior coating job we perform.

Exterior Coating Gallery


With Need For Build, you get a superior exterior coating designed to protect your home and keep it beautiful for a long time. Need For Build is proud to be one of the few selected painting contractors licensed to use products from Lifetime Coatings of America. These products as well as our own private label Eco Guard are not available to the general public. 

We go through the superior process above on every job that we perform. This process includes everything from the preparation to clean up and inspection. Our process is designed to give you the best results for your home. When you select us, you select premiere products and service for your home.


Our company is licensed for all San Diego exterior painting project with a C-27 and B license. 


We carry a $2 Million liability insurance policy ensuring your property is protected throughout your exterior painting project! 

Worker’s Compensation

While our crew is working on your exterior painting project our company employees are protected by a workers compensation policy, ensuring no medical or injury bills will ever reflect back on the homeowner while our crew is working on the job! 


Our company has been recognized as one of San Diego’s top exterior painting companies. We are a neighborhood favorite in over 22 neighborhoods in San Diego County and maintain an overall 4.75 star rating across all online platforms. 

When you’re ready to take that first step to see how we can transform your homes exterior with exterior painting, we offer a complimentary design and quote consultation. 

Read our client’s  experience with Need for Build… 

Yelp logo
" They were the only ones that gave me an itemized quote on the spot which was super reasonable, and considering their great reputation everywhere it was a no brainer to just go ahead and sign up. They helped me with the design of my dreams, finished earlier then promised, there were no change orders, passed all inspections the first time and communicated every day as to what's the next step..... "

HOA Paint Color Approval

Dealing with the HOA can be a confusing process at times. As a leading San Diego exterior painting contractor we manage all aspects of getting your exterior painting  job approved by your HOA. We will submit the paperwork and handle the communication. We will help you select colors that are HOA approved and color match if necessary. Leave the process to us and we’ll get it done.

Click here to learn more about HOA approvals.

Located in Poway Serving all of San Diego County

We are located in Poway and provide service to all of San Diego County. We currently have exterior painting projects in progress in several Southern California neighborhoods from South Bay to North County. We may be painting a house near you. We happily serve Poway,  Torrey Pines, Black Mountain Ranch, Poway, and more. See our project map to view the areas of San Diego we are currently working in. 

Begin Your Journey to an Exceptional Home Remodeling Experience

Contact us today for your complimentary design quote.