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How Do You Know Which Siding Color Is Ideal for Your Home?

How Do You Know Which Siding Color Is Ideal for Your Home?

There are many steps involved in replacing your siding. Besides choosing materials and hiring a reliable contractor, you also need to select a color that brings out the beauty of your home. You need to make this decision carefully because siding color isn’t something you can easily change. 

A leading exterior remodeling contractor shares a quick guide on choosing the best siding color for your humble abode. 

Take Your Home’s Style Into Consideration

The first thing you should consider when choosing a siding color is the architectural style of your home. If you have a Craftsman home, it will look great in earthy colors, such as shades of olive green, deep reds and rich browns. Playful hues go well with Victorian homes, while blues are great for low country homes. Are you living in a Mediterranean home? Consider peach shades that go well with your terracotta roof. 

Decide on the Main Color 

Always consider your location as well when selecting home exterior colors. A siding replacement specialist will happily provide samples that you can take home. Once you’ve obtained hues you like, check them under different lighting conditions or at different times of the day.  

Select a Secondary Color

Once you’ve decided on the main color, it’s time to select secondary hues. Color variation will create a more balanced-looking home exterior. If the main color is neutral in a cool tone, you can add depth and contrast by going with a warm secondary color. To keep your home from looking too busy, stick to three materials.

Choose the Color of Your Trim

The right trim color will give your property a more finished look. White trim goes well with nearly all colors. However, you can still choose bolder options if the palette you create consists of neutrals. It will brighten up your siding, add a pop of color and give it more life.

Maris Home Improvements is here to help you make the best choices for your siding replacement project. You can also count on us if you are looking for a dependable fencing contractor. Call us at (636) 778-4343 or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate.

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