Now you take into account the fixed features of your home, and the context of your neighborhood, you are ready to begin treating your available colors for the exterior of your home. Poor color choice can make your house seem flat, dull and characterless, and you do not want the colors you choose to aesthetics of the architecture of your building overwhelm.
As a general rule, lighter colors typically brighten a house and make it seem spacious, while darker colors make the building seem smaller, but can also draw attention to the details of your home. Dark colors absorb and hold more heat, so they can not be a wise choice in the warmer, sunnier areas.
Most people usually think of a two-color combinations when planning repainting the exterior of their home. This is a common mistake, and to choose three or four colors to be included in the exterior of your home can have tragic consequences.
Trim / Accents
A well-chosen selection of contrasting trim and accent colors can draw attention to architectural details and disguise design flaws. Bright accent colors are a good choice for doors and shutters. If you are painting the exterior of your home to sell, a contrasting color door is a big advantage, many brokers say.
Architecture of the building
Make sure you find out what the original color of your house. Many times, people find that the original color combinations are most attractive for their specific type of building. This is especially true for historic homes. Ideally, Victorian style homes typically look visually appealing with Victorian colors, and so on.
There are many methods available to you to help you find the perfect color for your home. If your artistic talent, you can make a drawing of the exterior of your home and make copies. You can then free the color of the photo of your house with crayons, a better idea of what that specific combinations might look to get.