Choosing the Right Home Exterior Paint

Although choosing the exterior color to your home may seem simple, it is a vital aspect of your home’s appearance. Not only does it affect your home, but it can affect the entire street or neighborhood. When looking for the right palate, choose something that works both for your style but compliments your home’s natural surroundings. Here are some of Houzz’s suggestions!

~ Plan around permanent elements. Any roofing, stonework, driveways, etc., that are staying in place must be taken into consideration. Notice if these elements evoke warm colors, such as beige or brown, or cool colors, such as gray and blue.

~ Examine your home’s architecture. Your home may be Victorian or mid-century ranch, but either way this can help inspire the home’s exterior color. It should fit the appropriate style, you wouldn’t paint an old plantation home burnt orange, would you?

~Notice your home’s relationship to the landscape. If your home lies deep within towering trees and is off the street, a brighter hue may allow it to stand out. Conversely, a darker hue on any home would give it the appearance that is receding.

About fulshearrealestate

With over 20 years of working in the greater Fulshear/Katy market, RE/MAX Realty West has become an integral part of the community and the number one choice for clients to find their next home. We are intimately familiar with the rich history and the wonderful communities that this area has to offer, not only because we work here, but because this is the community that we, ourselves, call home. As a friendly, boutique office, our goal is to provide our clients with an unequaled level of service. Whether you are finding the right home or looking to put your current house on the market, RE/MAX Realty West can help you every step of the way. Our experience helps clients find the right home, in the right location. We specialize in the greater Fulshear and Katy communities including Weston Lakes, Fulbrook, Cross Creek Ranch, Fulshear Creek Crossing and Firethorne. We also serve the acreage communities along the FM 359 corridor, which include the quaint neighborhoods of River Forest, Texana, Woods Edge and Grand River. Additionally, we handle the large Katy Master Planned Communities including Cinco Ranch, Seven Meadows and Grand Lakes.
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