All About Exterior Paint Colors for Houses
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When it comes to white exterior paint colors, there are plenty of shades to explore — from creamy to bright. Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore is one of our favorites that sits on the near-pure-white side of the spectrum. Its straightforward tone allows it to translate beautifully on any texture. Learn more in this exterior paint color review.
Our show of love for white paint continues as we review another great choice for home exteriors, Cloud White by Benjamin Moore. Reminiscent of vapor clouds, this white creates a calm retreat in many different settings. Our design experts at brick&batten love Cloud White for its versatility and warmth. Check out this post to be inspired and learn more about Benjamin Moore's Cloud White.
Where gray meets beige lives the versatile range of greige paint colors. In that realm, there are tons of shades to consider — from cooler tones that lean more gray to warm shades that appear almost tan. One of our recent favorites is Agreeable Gray by Sherwin Williams. We’ve been recommending it more and more often, across a variety of textures and home styles.
We’ve reviewed numerous white paint colors for home exteriors, and now the spotlight is on Snowbound by Sherwin Williams. Our design experts have used this beautiful white many times for client’s home transformations. Considered a soft white, Snowbound reflects enough light to feel like a true white on exteriors but enough warmth to keep it from being stark.
The new Magnolia Home | James Hardie Collection just launched, and we're excited to show you some of these siding color options on our photorealistic exterior designs. Check out this blog post for our take on some of these new colors, and learn about how our designers chose to use them on actual homes!
When it comes to off-white exterior paint colors, there are countless shades to choose from, but Dover White by Sherwin Williams is one of our favorites. We love this light, creamy shade so much that we included it in our roundup of the best warm white paint colors of 2021 and decided it’s time to give it a proper review, too.
Blue exterior house colors run the spectrum from the depths of nearly-black navy all the way to subdued, pale shades. Whether you're after a daring and moody vibe or you're going for a look that's airy and refreshing, our designers can help you find your just-right blue tone for your home. Here are 12 of our favorites to get you started exploring the world of blue house paint.
Cheating Heart by Benjamin Moore is a deep, dramatic paint color that’s as intriguing as its name. It's a complex shade best described as the perfect blend of black, gray, and navy. Cheating Heart is a timeless classic but bold at the same time. Learn more about this paint color and how we use it on exteriors in this post. #brickandbatten #exteriorpaint #exteriorpaintcolors #housecolors #darkhouse
From fresh and crisp to warm and inviting, greige paint colors are some of the most versatile options for exteriors. But the sheer number of greiges out there can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve narrowed things down to these top 9 designer-recommended greige paint colors for your home. #greige #greigehome #greigestyle #exteriorpaint
Sherwin Williams’ Peppercorn is a versatile dark gray paint color that we’re loving for exteriors at the moment. It has gorgeous depth and a nice softness to it, but it still brings a dramatic touch to curb appeal. Learn more about how our designers are using Peppercorn in our most recent blog post. #brickandbatten #peppercorn #paintinspiration #housecolors #exteriorpaintcolors
Dark trim is wildly popular, especially if a modern look is the goal. But white trim can provide gorgeous contrast and make architectural details pop. We know how to give white its moment on the right exterior, whether the field color is dark or light. Take a look at some of our favorite color palettes featuring white trim in this post. #brickandbatten #whitetrim #exteriorpaint #exteriorpainting #exteriorpaintcolors
Whether you want to go bold with red, embrace earth tones with green, or keep it simple with a neutral, there are plenty of metal roof colors to choose from for your home's exterior. This post is full of different metal roof and house color combos for your inspiration. #metalroof #metalroofingideas #metalroofcolors #metalroofhouses
Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise is a mid-range, complex neutral with a warm earthiness that we’re loving for exteriors at the moment. Check out our review of Porpoise to learn about its technical specs as well as how we choose to use this color in our designs. It’s filled with examples to help you visualize the paint color’s potential. #brickandbatten #paintcolors #exteriorpaint #exteriorpainting #exteriorpaintcolors
Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox is a deep, complex neutral paint color. This saturated shade is versatile and striking and made our list of the top exterior house colors of 2022. Black Fox has rich brown undertones that give it a warmer feel than other more traditional black paint colors. Check out our most recent blog post for more on why we’re recommending Black Fox in our exterior designs and how we love to use it. Let us be your exterior paint color consultants! #exteriordesign #exteriorpaint
Benjamin Moore’s Manchester Tan is a soft, muted neutral light tan paint color with khaki undertones that made our list of the best Benjamin Moore paint colors for 2022. It’s light and subdued, but it isn’t washed out and has plenty of substance. Manchester Tan pairs nicely with earth tones and other neutrals. Check out this exterior paint color review for more about how our designers love to use Manchester Tan. #brickandbatten #exteriorpaint #exteriorpaintcolors #neutralpaint #housepaint
Painting brick is a tried and true way of updating your home’s exterior without replacing the masonry. While some brick styles have stood the test of time, others have become dated more quickly. Moreover, many homeowners prefer a solid field color for their home as compared to the natural variety of brick. In this post we’ve compiled 15 of our favorite painted brick houses with before and after photos to inspire you. #brickhouse #paintedbrick
At brick&batten, we have been giving recommendations about painting brick homes for years. Not everyone is a fan, which we get, but painting your brick façade can be a budget-friendly way to make a major exterior upgrade. In particular, the white brick house has been trending for years and remains very popular with our clients and designers alike. Check out these white brick house designs for inspiration! #paintedbrick #housepaint #whitehouses