Painting the exterior of your house is a great way to increase your property value, improve the exterior appeal of your home, and make the entire neighborhood look a little bit better. But knowing how to choose exterior paint colors for your house has always been a struggle. Do you go with your personal favorite or do you play to the architectural detail of the home?
We think choosing exterior paint for your house color should be fun and easy! So we’ve found some PPG paint colors that will look good regardless of where you put them on your exterior.
1) Brick Dust
A brick red will always be in style. Brick homes are admired for their look, their durability, and easy maintenance. But, if you don’t have the budget to replace your siding with brick, you can mimic the look with a classic brick red, using PPG Brick Dust paint. Brick Dust pairs well with white trim and cool gray tones.
2) Cavern Moss
When you think of exterior paint colors for homes, you might not think of green. A green exterior can serve as a distinct color in the neighborhood, while also blending your home into its natural environment. A color like Cavern Moss is complimented by natural wood colors and looks great on a front door. You may also consider using a darker green like Night Watch, which is PPG’s 2019 Color of the Year.
A gray-blue exterior has a calming effect. It can invoke scenes of a pristine lake or ocean. PPG’s Stratosphere can give your home a stately and colonial look. Pairing it with a white, brown, or sandy trim with make your home stand out.
4) Cocoa Pecan
Cocoa Pecan is a gentle brown. It’s an earthy tone, stable and quiet. When you’re looking for colors to pair it to, consider exterior white house paint or dark green, like Night Watch, for a natural-looking color scheme.
5) Snowy Mount
When you’re looking for the perfect exterior paint color, don’t pass up PPG’s Snowy Mount! White is a versatile color, matching almost everything. For maximum appeal, it can be paired with steel and other gray tones.
Make your house the home that saves the neighborhood curb appeal with PPG’s silver-gray color, Shining Armor. This modern and sleek look will have people talking. This color can be paired with darker hues of blue-gray.
7) Heavy Cream
Heavy Cream is a soothing, warm, and inviting color. It makes your home seem welcoming and gentle. This gentle tan hue pairs well with darker and lighter versions of itself – just go up and down a gradient and you’re sure to find the perfect color for your trim.