Choosing A Paint Colour For Outside

Most homeowners are often focused on the structure and architecture of their house during the construction while the others take particular interest in the interior design of the house

Most homeowners are often focused on the structure and architecture of their house during the construction while the others take particular interest in the interior design of the house. We want the interior of the house to resonate with our preferences and individuality. We choose interior paint colours that reveal our identity and comfort. However, we often forget that the exterior painting also speaks of our personality and gives the neighbours and passers-by the first impression of us.

Choosing the right exterior colour for a Canadian house is not easy. You need to choose the colour that fits the climate and weather. Earl’s Paintworks, Inc. gives you a few tips on how you can choose the right colour for your home.

1, Choice of Colors

When deciding on the colour to be used, avoid using a combination of black and another dark colour. These colours absorb dirt and dust faster than any other colour. It is preferred to mix dark colours with light colours. You can use dark colours to highlight the special features of your house.

  1. Durability

Perfect exterior paints are durable. You need to choose a colour that does not easily fade even exposed to the tremendous heat of the summer or during immense snow in winter seasons. It is also good to choose paint colours that are easy to clean.

  1. Effect of Nature

It is attractive to choose an exterior paint colour that matches nature or your surroundings. The exterior paint should complement the mood and the climate of the area. Cool hues are best for surroundings filled with greeneries.

  1. Exterior Furnishing

 Just like your interior painting, the exterior painting also needs some furnishing. The exterior painting exudes its best design when decorated with a combination of paint colours or furnished other than the doors and windows.

  1. Combinations

As long as the exterior painting is concerned, it is best to stick with a maximum of two colours for combination. This gives a harmonious blend between the two colours. If using a single colour will make your house look monotonous and dull, using a different shade of the same paint hue is the best approach especially when highlighting your house’s structural detail.

  1. Allure

Your exterior wall painting is the first sight that onlookers, guests, and neighbors see. Your exterior wall painting should attract the eyes of the passers-by. Bright colors appeal instantly to the eyes of the people even from a distance.  

  1. Thematic

It is wise to have a clear picture in mind of the outcome you desire once the painting work is done. You can align the theme of your exterior painting with the interior painting you already have or vice versa. Working with a theme in minds can bring out unique exterior paint color ideas and promotes harmony of colors.

  1. Painting Season

You also need to consider the time when you will do the exterior painting work. It is best to do the painting during the first weeks of summer and fall as it bring the best painting color result. Moisture and cold temperature can affect the paint finish and affect the quality of the paint hue.

Earl’s Paintworks, Inc. offers the best exterior painting services in Calgary. If you plan to have your exterior walls painted, feel free to reach us and make your entire painting process hassle-free.

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