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Any kind you want. The term to look for is 'Exterior' paint. It is available in oil and latex bases. I recommend using latex exterior paint. Service preparation is the most important part of the process. Clean and dirt free, with no loose bits or chips.

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Q: What kind of paint can you use for the outside wall of your house?
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