Are you in the process of choosing exterior home paint colors? Then pull out the paint cans and roller brushes. That’s right simply changing and upgrading the paints on the exterior of your home can increase it’s value and drive consumers to want to buy or invest in your property. Here are some tips to help you with this process.
Choose The Right Colors
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When deciding on which colors you want for your home start by finding the values of the color scheme whether light, medium or dark as the main color for the home. An eye catching and effective color on the exterior of the home can drive and persuade people to stop and look at the property. Pick the colors while there is less sunlight and open shade that way your perception of the color wont be thrown off.
Accentuate the Details
Remember the details make up the story so having them stand out on your home is a huge plus. Try painting the window sashes, soffits, overhead surfaces, columns a lighter color. This will cause the certain architectural features of the home to be noticeable and stand out for the the overall appeal.
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If your house has more of a top heavy appeal, such as huge windows on top or long roofs, then adding a darker color to the bottom portion of the home should help to level out the top half. If you have the space, plant shrubbery around the bottom of the home which gives it an interesting twist to the home and landscaping.
Keep With The Materials
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If you have brick, stone, or different types of roofing materials perfect! Don’t go away from those assets. You now have a muse and foundation for the color scheme that will compliment your home. Choose the paints that will go with the tone, color and texture of those materials.
A few reminders for you to keep in mind, darker colors will make the home seem smaller than what it is and light colors will make the home seem larger. Go for more warmer tones than cooler one, such as warm yellow-white versus cool blue-white.
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