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If you are thinking of painting your house’s exterior, the first thing you should keep in mind is maintaining an aesthetically pleasing color scheme. Painting all parts of your exterior (rims, doors, walls etc.) the same color would look boring and unappealing, but you want to make sure that the different colors you choose match each other.

To make your life easier here are some of the most popular house exterior color choices categorized based on the vibe you want your house to give off:

Classic

If you want your house to have a classic feel, then bold colors might not be the way to go. These days, the most popular exterior paint colors for this category are White Putty, Taupe and Olive Green. The exterior colors follow a neutral paint scheme and are not very eye-catching. It makes the house a perfect match for a colorful landscape, or a decorated patio.

Sea Green as your siding color with white accents can also give your home a classic exterior.

Modern Chic

One thing you’ll see in many modern homes is a bold hue in their exterior. This bold hue may not be present in all parts of the exterior portion of the home, but even when it is just present in the trim or in the accent – it makes a statement.

A blue-gray color palette with a white trim is “in” with modern homes. Slate Gray + White + Deep Turquoise and Cream + Deep Blue + Beige are two color combinations that can give your home an elegant, sophisticated look.

“In” with Nature

Paint colors popular in this category too have neutral shades closely revolving around Green and Blue. You might want to look into purchasing Restless Sea, Twinkling Lights, and Nature’s Gift by Behr.

Beach-y

This type of exterior calls for bright, and warm colors. The main colors in trend are Cheerful Yellow, Cinnamon and Pure White. You can couple these colors with white accents which will give a very crisp and clean look.

But, if you aren’t really sure about the kind of vibe to give off and are really just looking for trendy exterior colors, below is a list with a few color options that might help you out.

For Siding:

  • Neutral Beige
  • Gray-Blues
  • Brick Brown

For Trim:

  • White, Creams
  • Light Grays

For Accents:

  • Blues
  • Brown
  • Purple

Maybe you’re not in the mood to play it safe. Maybe you’re looking for an exterior transformation for your home. Maybe you’re just overwhelmed by all the options and choices. If you’re overwhelmed by all this or if you’re just in the mood for some professional direction, then you can always book a color consultation!

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