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Exterior Home Paint Colors to Avoid When Planning to Sell Your Home in Denver Metro, CO

When you are looking to sell your home, one of the things that people will look to is the colors related to the house whether they are exterior or interior — the walls of your home, the exterior walls, etc.

The issue is that you will need to find the colors that are appropriate for selling your home, which may not necessarily be the same as the colors that you might like personally.

There are colors that are not only not good for selling your home, but that could have a detrimental affect on the sale in some way.

With that in mind, here are exterior home paint colors to avoid when planning to sell your home in Denver Metro, CO

1. Brown

There are definitely places where the color brown belongs but the exterior of your home is not one of them.

Though of course as with all things there are people who will say that brown is a perfectly good color, time has shown that people who try to sell homes that are painted brown ultimately end up selling them for a lower price than people who paint their houses other colors.

The color brown is quite dull — boring, really — and brings to mind things that people would rather not think about when they are looking at their home.

2. Opaque Couche

Opaque couche is something that’s unpleasant enough to say as the name of a color but when you see the color itself, it should be fairly clear why you should never paint the exterior of your home this very color.

Opaque couche is a fancy way of saying bile color, basically, except that it was named that… it’s something that would work neither in the interior nor the exterior of your house.

3. Bright Orange

If you can just close your eyes for a moment and imagine one of the ripest, juiciest oranges you have ever seen in your life, you know what bright orange really means.

Now that you have that color in mind — another good example being the Nickelodeon Studios during its heyday in the late 1990’s… imagine that color as the color you have for the exterior of your home — quite a sight to behold, right?

It’s quite loud and stands out, certainly in an area where all of the homes are more muted in color.

4. Pink

If you grew up with a Barbie Dream House, you might be thinking that pink would be the perfect color to paint the exterior of your home.

The truth is that pink is definitely not the right color for your home exterior for a number of reasons.

One of these reasons is that pink is it is just too bright and excessive, and just does not fit into any neighborhood in reality.

5. Purple

Much like pink, purple has its place in the world but other than a limited set of circumstances (that is to say a certain audience set) you probably aren’t going to want to paint the outside of your home purple.

Purple brings to mind a number of things, one of which is the late musician Prince, who was often associated with the color.

While the color purple is certainly a majestic color, it is largely a color that can draw the eye and not in a particularly good way.

Bottom Line

When you’re looking to paint the exterior of your home, look around for inspiration — sometimes you can get ideas for your home color from seeing what other people in the neighborhood do.

You don’t have to be exactly like other people in the neighborhood of course, but it can certainly give you ideas.

Don’t settle for just any painter when you can get the attention to detail and professionalism from Imhoff Fine Residential Painting in Denver Metro, CO. Call us today to speak with one of our professional color consultants.

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