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You Will Need
- White vinegar
- Stiff-bristled brush
- Drop cloths
- Masonry primer
- Latex or cement-based paint
- Paint tray
- Paint brushes
- Commercial paint remover (optional)
Mix vinegar and water
Mix three parts white vinegar to one part warm water in a bowl.
Clean the stone
Clean the stone with a stiff-bristled brush and the vinegar solution.
Rinse with water
Use a wet sponge to rinse the stone and allow it to dry.
Put down drop cloths
Lay drop cloths down to prevent messes.
Pour primer into tray
Pour primer into the paint tray and paint the stone, getting the brush into every nook and cranny. Allow it to dry overnight.
Pour paint into tray
Pour latex or cement-based paint into a paint tray and paint the stone. Allow it to dry.
Paint a second coat
Paint a second coat on the stone and allow it to dry. Then clean up and enjoy your freshly-painted stone.