Good Questions: Paint Colours for My House's Exterior?

Good Questions: Paint Colours for My House's Exterior?

leslie
Sep 10, 2008

AT:SF, What colour should my house be? I recently removed all of my old bargain-basement white vinyl siding in order to reinsulate my home with styrofoam...

... I have settled on wood board and batten for my new siding, but I am at a bit of a loss as to what colour I should stain it. I will also need to select a colour for the foundation at the bottom of the siding.

It's not often that somebody gets the chance to completely change the colour of their home - I want to make the most of this decision! I have a few colours in mind but I'll keep them under wraps so as not to
"colour" your input.

I will also be installing all new window trim and can paint the front door any colour as well.

My metal roof is a tan colour, that is not changeable.

The front yard is very plain at the moment - I plan on replacing the front step and doing some foundation planting in the future. I have lots of trees that will eventually screen most of the front of the
house from the road.

Apologies in advance to those that think I have spelled "colour" incorrectly.

-Dave

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