Whether you’re simply looking to paint your home and freshen up its appearance or you wish to try something brand new, painting the exterior of your house will make it instantly stand out from the neighbors. If you’re looking to sell your home, painting is the fastest and most efficient way to raise the value of your house.
There is a lot that goes into painting the exterior of a house. It will likely take longer than a weekend. So if you aren’t prepared to handle the following, you may want to hire a professional to handle all of your house painting needs.
When deciding to paint your house, often one of the first steps is to choose your paint color. There are many elements to consider when choosing which color to paint the exterior of your house.
Here are a few factors to consider when selecting an exterior paint color:
House Architecture –Whether you have a Victorian house or a traditional colonial two story home, the architectural styles with different peaks and accents will effect how paint colors appear. However your home is built, the right color can help draw attention to specific architectural details and give your home an enviable look.
Landscaping Design – The design of your landscaping will have a significant influence on paint colors and how they appear. If your house is under a lot of shade trees, you may consider a lighter color to brighten the shadows. However, if you wish to blend into the trees and surrounding foliage, you may want a darker color. It’s important to think about how you want your home’s exterior to complement its environment and what colors will bring out the best in your home.
Complimenting Colors – The colors of your roof, your driveway, your mulch and flowers should all be considered when choosing an exterior paint color. Consider how you want your exterior house paint colors to accent these features of your home. Call us today and we can help find the perfect color to compliment your existing house features and landscaping.