Do you find it hard to decide on the best color for the exterior of your home? This is probably one of the most common problems that every homeowner faces. It can be an intimidating process because there’s always the possibility of choosing the wrong color for your roofing, or the colors that you choose might not look good with your overall scheme.
We understand your concern, which is why we suggest you check out the LP® SmartSide® Visualizer. LP SmartSide has developed and curated color sets to help you choose the color of your exterior. This can help you select the perfect complement for the other components of your home. But here are a few more tips to help you out with this task.
Your House Style Determines Your Color Palette
Letting your home’s style determine your color palette is the perfect starting point to narrow down your color choices. For example, a rugged, earthy color palette is good for a craftsman home. Deep reds, rich browns and olive greens are the perfect choice for this type of house. On the other hand, blue hues are perfect for light and breezy low country homes. Invest in neutral accents that can go well with the blue siding.
Start With the Most Restrictive
It is best to start with the part that is the hardest to change like your roof or your siding. It costs less to start with a small part of your exterior in case you plan to make any changes in the future. In addition, choosing the color for your roof or siding is a good start as these are the most visually dominant parts of your house. Let them be your star element, and have the other elements take the supporting roles.
Choose Complementing Colors
Once you have decided on the color for your star element, it is much easier to choose the colors for the other elements. This is the best time to check on the LP SmartSide Visualizer. With their curated color sets, it is much easier to pick out a cohesive color scheme. If you have a gray roof, for example, it is a general rule to pair it with clean colors and cool neutrals.
Add Your Finishing Touches
Last but not least, choose your trim and accent colors. The classic, white trim look always adds some class and a homey vibe to any color palette. However, if you have a more subdued color scheme, you may opt for bold colors for your trim and accent to make your base color stand out.
Krech Exteriors is the choice for a great exterior in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Save yourself from all the hassle of picking out exterior colors by yourself, and let us help you out by calling us at (651) 968-8888. You can also contact us by filling up our online form.