First Impressions - Exterior Paint August 20 2014, 0 Comments

We all know that first impressions are important in our daily lives. However, have you thought about the first impression of your home. What is the first thing people see when they come to your home? It's not your kitchen or living room. It's the exterior of your house. Is it making a good impression? There are many things that impact the exterior appearance of your home, your landscaping, grass, driveway, siding, paint colors, etc. Today we are going to focus on the color choices for the exterior of your home. While being different than all the other homes on the block is important, don't take it too far. 10427681_10152055854741213_2994466542440060238_n Yes, this house is definitely easy to spot, but is this the impression you want people to have as they drive by. Probably not. Instead of going crazy take a step back and evaluate. If every house on your block is brown, go with gray. If they are all gray, go with a brown. You get the picture! Color Consultation - Pezzo Bello Interiors Add a fun pop of color on your shutters to make your house different. You can be different without the craziness. Color Consultation - Pezzo Bello Interiors One other thing to take into consideration is the trim color. Some people like a lighter house and dark trim.
Others prefer a dark house with lighter trim. Color Consultation - Pezzo Bello Interiors Some people even stay in a closer color range to make a more uniform look. Color Consultation - Pezzo Bello Interiors All of these options work, it's a matter of personal preference. If you are going dark with light be sure to remember there are hundreds of whites so don't assume any white will work. Some whites are more brown or gray, others more blue. Make sure you keep the undertone in the same family. Color Consultation - Pezzo Bello Interiors When all else fails get help. We work with homeowners to help them choose the right colors for both interior and exterior. Make sure you make the best first impression!