Updating the Exterior of your Home

Abstract creativity concept: group of tin metal cans with color paint dye

Abstract creativity concept: group of tin metal cans with color paint dye

Whether you’re searching for a qualified exterior painting service to freshen up the curb appeal of your home, or you’re considering doing the “DIY” job on your own, you’ve likely already entertained a mind-boggling variety of paint choices. Exterior paints come in a nearly endless array of colors, finishes, and paint types. Here are some tips from our professional Bay Area painting company to help you choose the best color for your home.

Look at the colors and styles of homes throughout your neighborhood. Period homes look best in the colors that were popular during that age. Some paint manufacturers make colors specifically for certain home styles (like colonial, craftsman, etc.).

Consult the color wheel to determine base and trim colors. An accent color on the opposite side of the color wheel will make your home pop, while a similar shade will create a soothing monochromatic effect.

Consider using color to enhance the size of your yard or home. Cooler colors recede, and warmer colors come forward. If you want to emphasize the beauty of your yard, paint your house in a cooler color. If you want the architecture of your home to be the focal point, paint it a warmer color with trim accents. If you really want to show off the size of your home, paint it white to reflect light. (There’s a reason why giant estates are always white.)

Still having trouble deciding on a interior or exterior paint color?

The Colorblast Painting team has been helping Bay Area homeowners like you enjoy dazzling, simple, cost effective painting solutions for years.  With our experience working on homes in Pleasanton, Danville, Castro Valley, and beyond, you can be confident in Colorblast Painting’s professional residential painting services. Explore our online portfolio then email us via our online contact form or call (510) 827-9763 to set up a consultation for your next home painting project!