We hired painters to lighten the dark and dingy shingles of our home. While we were at it, we also had the window/door trims repainted.
The painters had to power wash the house first and then it had to dry. Finally they applied the stain and the paint. The end result is an even, brighter, and more put together look.
Here are some impressions. The first picture is the before and the second the after picture.
And finally the back: