Painting; 12 Exterior Paint Colors to Help Sell Your House Like the hues you choose for indoors, exterior house colors should be ones you love coming home to day after day.
Using three colors is a general rule of thumb for selecting an exterior color scheme. Most homeowners assume those hues have to be distinctly different, but this monochromatic house proves otherwise. Here, light gray is the dominant color, while a medium tone accents the wood archway over the front door.
Painting your own swatches will allow you to assess each color in the room it's meant for and check that the colors in visually linked spaces work together. More: Look to the lighting for
Top Exterior House Color Schemes 1. Gray. Trending both inside and out is gray in all shades. 2. Beige. If you're looking to stay neutral, beige is a great exterior home color. 3. Brown. Dark brown is often associated with a rustic home look. 4. White. Some homeowners tend to shy away from white
Staying true to its surroundings, this large home's ocean blue color reflects the seaside nearby. Paint the front door in an unexpected saturated hue, such as royal purple, for a playful yet stylish look. Paint colors: Blue Sarong, Sultana and Pure White by Behr.
Buy test sizes of the paint colors you're considering and paint some brush-outs on the exterior. Be sure to put some color on both the north and south sides of the house, where lighting can differ dramatically, and near any trim you're coordinating with.