House Colors: Tips and Trends for Choosing Yours

Have you ever heard the saying that the first impression is the one that lasts? With this in mind, it is very important that the presentation of the house, that is, its external side, is the most attractive part. Therefore, to think about the colors of houses and choose one or more to put on your facade, it is necessary to take some points into consideration.

How to choose the color of the house

First, you need to reflect on the personality of the residents, after all, your house will reflect their taste and style. If the outside is the last to be thought of in terms of the color palette, it’s worth combining it with the inside, such as the decor of the dining room or kitchen, for example. As a result, you will automatically have prioritized your favorite color which will make your house’s façade look like you!

Image 1: The first example shows a white modern architecture townhouse with wood accents.

White two-story with wooden details.

Image 2: Nude with white are excellent house color options as they are neutral tones that do not make you sick.

Light house with wood details and garden at the entrance.

Image 3: In addition, more neutral colors help make the garden stand out.

Gray two-story house with glass on the corner of the house.

Image 4: Following the previous tips, this two-story house is in nude and white colors that draw attention to the garden at the entrance.

Top floor with large vertical glass with tile frame.

Image 5: Joining the colors of the houses with the special and rustic touch of wood, offers the feeling of a closer proximity to the countryside, even more so when you have a garden to accompany.

Two-story house with gray porch.

Image 6: Knowing how to choose between the right colors to match the facade is a difficult task, but with care it is possible to give a special touch to the house.

Modern house with gray accents and wood accents.

Image 7: How about using two striking colors for the facade of your house?

Dark blue house with pink accents and colored glass.

Image 8: This narrow house made a color contrast between the wall and the door.

Orange townhouse with brown windows and door.

Image 9: Varying on different shades of the same color is also an excellent option to differentiate the house in a simple way.

House with different types of brown and white details.

Image 10: Having a white house does not mean having a dull house, it is possible to put details that break the monotony, such as plants and black details.

White three-story house with black details and blueprints.

Colored detail

To get away from the basics, you can choose different house colors to give a special effect to a specific part of your facade, for being on a column, on the walls around the door and even on the door itself. But planning is necessary for this, if you want this area to be the focus of the house, it seems obvious, but the first step is to choose an area that faces the street and is not covered by the wall.

Image 11: The residents of this blue house chose gray to match the door.

Green house with gray entrance arch.

Image 12: Putting a different detail on a white house won’t make it any less dowdy.

White and gray house with wood accents and recessed lighting.

Image 13: On the other hand, the door could also be the color detail that was missing in its facade.

White house with plants and yellow door.

Image 14: This house has blue frames around the windows and door to add color to the house.

White Greek architecture with blue details.

Image 15: Stronger colors can also be decorating friends, as a result you will have a harmonious and elegant facade.

Single-storey house in white and red with red door.

Image 16: The wall was used to match the part of the house that was painted gray.

House with gray wall and details.

Image 17: The combination of red detailing and stone cladding gave an even more special touch to the house.

Two-story house with red details and lining.

Image 18: As in the previous example, this house mixes the colors of the paints with the coating.

House with wine detail and white gates.

Image 19: Playing with shades of the same color is an excellent idea to highlight the house’s façade.

Big house with two shades of gray and big wooden door.

Image 20: The current colors are white and gray as they are neutral and highlight the plants displayed.

Gray and white townhouse with potted plants.

House colors with cladding

There are those who say that house colors alone are not enough to highlight the façade deserves or that it is necessary to have a more subtle touch than with such a striking color. As a result, joining the paint with the coating turns out to be the best solution. You can use it with a highlighted color or the same color as the walls to emphasize the texture of the flooring.

Image 21: This white house has a unique wall with cladding.

House with an entire wall with stone cladding.

Image 22: On the other hand, the residents of this townhouse chose to join the cladding, the standard house color and another color to highlight some parts.

Colors of light houses with stone cladding columns.

Image 23: Wood claddings are much in demand for this type of project as they offer greater harmony when the colors of the houses are earthy tones.

Light and dark house colors can be put together, but with caution.

Image 24: This house has a small vertical strip made of tiles.

Light house colors also match tile.

Image 25: Modern architecture offers the opportunity to have a large glass in the stairwell area with an outer frame made of iron stone cladding, for example.

Corner house with iron stone details.

Image 26: The 3D coating used served to highlight the simple house.

Neutral house colors with an earthy vertical band.

Image 27: This modern house with black accents also has a wooden cladding on the facade.

Dark house colors using wood.

Image 28: Choosing a floor covering the same color as the house will arouse curiosity for the texture.

Dark house colors can also use flooring in the same color.

Image 29: On the other hand, just like the colored detail, the coating can also be used in a small area.

Colors of neutral houses with stone cladding arch at the entrance.

Image 30: This nude house has two types of cladding: a white model and wooden frames.

Neutral house colors match the wood.

Neutral House Colors

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When it comes to house colors, neutral tones are definitely the top choice. Not only for the great frequency that we have seen these colors in the city’s neighborhoods, but also for all the benefits have they offered. That’s because they’re easier to match with outdoor decorative items and residents won’t get seasick easily.

If you’re in doubt about what a neutral tone is, remember that neutral colors are those that go through white, ice, to the lighter shades of beige.

Image 31: This house has the entire façade with the same neutral tone.

Light house colors offer a feeling of spaciousness.

Image 32: Mixing two neutral tones is an excellent idea to give a special touch to the house, in this case beige and white were used.

Two-story beige house with balcony and garage.

Image 33: On the other hand, playing with different shades like ice and white will also make all the difference.

Two floors in ice color with two balconies.

Image 34: First of all, when thinking about colors for small houses, it is necessary to think that neutral tones offer a feeling of spaciousness, both in the outdoor and indoor areas.

Simple beige house with white window and door frames.

Image 35: On the other hand, this doesn’t mean that neutral colors shouldn’t be used in larger houses.

Neutral house colors match white.

Image 36: The white house is even more prominent when there is a lawn in front.

Light house with garage below street level.

Picture 37: This small house is beige and has the same color as the columns of the wall.

Small and simple room in beige with black bars.

Image 38: The residents of this house bet on the contrast between the icy color of the house and the exposed bricks on the wall.

Neutral house colors allow you to mix the tones.

Image 39: White will always be a classic color that offers elegance and modernity to any type of architecture.

White house with two coconut trees on the lawn.

Image 40: But, that doesn’t mean that the very light gray doesn’t transmit elegance even in the simple ones.

Simple and small gray house.

Single color

If you have your favorite color and are not willing to give up when painting the facade of the house, no problem. In fact, we brought you examples of how this idea is innovative when used in the right way. When the chosen color is stronger and/or darker, a big concern is with the durability of that color, but you will see that this is not a problem, in the next chapters you will see tips on how to choose the right paint with the best quality.

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Image 41: This one-story house is entirely painted in pink, which makes it look mysterious and elegant.

Rosé house with many plants and vine.

Image 42: Blue is also one of the preferred colors when dealing with house colors as it refers to the calm of the ocean.

Large townhouse of classical architecture in light blue and white.

Image 43: So, of course, navy blue would also be present in this presentation, offering an even greater contrast with the sky.

House colors in blue refer to the sea.

Image 44: Being different and exotic is definitely not synonymous with ugliness, this house even has the wall painted purple.

Purple whole house decorated with hanging plant pots.

Image 45: If you are a fan of plants, you don’t have to discard green at first, it offers a harmonious and simple combination with the garden.

Entrance with garden on both sides and green house.

Image 46: Very common in beach houses, yellow conveys happiness and topicality like no other color.

Bright house colors with wood cladding.

Image 47: This shade of orange almost turning to brown offers the feeling of coming closer to nature.

Orange country house amid palm and coconut trees.

Image 48: Having a house in a single color does not necessarily mean having a colored facade, white is also part of the most requested house colors.

Brand white house with front garden.

Image 49: On the other hand, gray is a cool color that no longer conveys suspense to be synonymous with modernity.

Modern house in gray with wooden details.

Image 50: Therefore, the burnt cement color is also an excellent option to color your facade.

House colors in shades of gray and burnt cement add a touch of seriousness to the façade.

Colorful house

Are you having trouble choosing just one color to paint your house? Don’t worry, with planning it is possible to join two or more colors on your facade without causing the feeling of awkwardness. Of course, white is a wild card that can match any color, but this decision also implies the residents’ personality, after all, the front of the house must represent what they want to convey.

For example, the blue brings a reference to the sea, the yellow offers the feeling of joy, the green of nature and the red of sentimentality and love. Each color offers a particularity, so the tip of this chapter is about the importance of doing a brief research on what your home can offer visitors.

Image 51: The creativity of the dwellers allowed us to have an orange house with blue doors and windows.

Orange townhouse with blue windows and doors.

Image 52: The combination between brown and yellow is perfect when used in the right measure.

Colors of colored houses in brown and yellow.

Image 53: In addition to the blue and yellow, these residents chose to leave the original coating showing.

Old house in yellow, blue and brick color.

Image 54: The muted tones of this simple house of rose and green gave this façade a serious look.

Simple house of classic architecture in pink with green details.

Image 55: White is a key color that makes it possible to combine with any other color, especially yellow as it makes it stand out even more.

Country houses with yellow and white colors.

Image 56: As a result, the combination of white and blue is charming and reminiscent of the sea.

Modern architecture with white house and navy blue.

Image 57: Yellow reflects a lot of the residents’ personality, conveying joy and happiness.

Blue and yellow wooden house.

Image 58: Mustard and gray contrast in just the right measure between serious and fun.

House with large front lawn.

Image 59: Mixing strong and striking tones is a combination that requires caution but with planning it can be perfect.

Bright house colors blend in with planning.

Image 60: This two-story house has two striking colors distributed with mastery, the blue on the walls and the yellow on the inside of the roof of the balconies.

Blue townhouse with yellow roof and many plants.

Dark house colors

Have you ever thought about having a black or gray house but soon gave up on the idea for fear of what people would think about you? So, remember the old story that the colors of dark houses meant they were haunted or in movies presented as the home of the great villains? Well, this concept was broken with modern architecture and decoration. As a result, dark tones are synonymous with modernity, elegance and refinement.

Picture 61: This rectangular-facing house is black and still matches the color of the grid gate.

Black house with balcony and black railings.

Image 62: To give a break in the dark tone, it is recommended to use a lighter coating such as wood, in this case.

Dark house colors highlight the garden.

Image 63: This container house is black and has an entrance panel that simulates wood.

Container left with narrow, vertical windows.

Image 64: As in the previous case, this model is also black and contrasts with wood, but this time in a lighter color.

Colors of dark houses with a small garden at the entrance.

Image 65: The classic black and white is an excellent option for those who want a more discreet facade.

Black and white modern townhouse.

Image 66: A dark house tends to be warmer, so using lots of windows to ensure better air circulation is essential.

Black townhouse with several windows.

Image 67: Having a dark house does not mean having a black house and no color details.

Dark house colors can have brightly colored accents such as yellow or orange.

Image 68: Navy blue is also a dark house option that offers subtlety while conveying seriousness.

Navy blue container house.

Image 69: This gray house plays with wood features to break the monotony of the single color.

Dark gray corner house.

Image 70: The black house has the features of many windows and woody detailing to break the monochrome of the dark color.

Dark house colors match wood flooring.

Ink quality

Regardless of the house colors, after choosing your favorite, the first step is to research a lot in relation to the quality of the paint. After all, nobody wants to have a house facade peeling or with faded colors, do they? Another tip is not to take the quality of a painting from an internal area as a reference for the external part, because on this side the paint will be exposed to the sun and rain, so be careful!

Image 71: The first example to talk about paint quality, especially when it is colored, shows how the paint should be uniform, that is, without stains.

Green townhouse matching the wall.

Image 72: It’s not because you chose a light color to paint the house that it doesn’t need to be quality, after all, it also peels.

White country house with black roof.

Image 73: In addition to the quality of the paint, it is also necessary to know how to paint, in this way, no paint will accumulate in corners or in more delicate areas.

Light house colors with white and ice.

Image 74: Colors have greater durability when they are in an area that is covered by a slab or by the roof itself that protects it from the rain.

Two-color house with grassed entrance.

Image 75: This gray townhouse with white steps has a uniform paint job that is of good quality.

Leftover gray with white steps.

Image 76: Especially when the exterior areas are colored, the attention of color must be redoubled. Also, in cases of doors and windows, it is important to check if the paint is compatible with the objects so that there is no damage or damage to the material.

Strong house colors bring the facade to life.

Image 77: This case is yet another example of a color that tends to fade more easily, exposed on the outside but is covered and therefore increases its durability and quality.

Outdoor area covered with red walls with white accents.

Image 78: A farmhouse that has been painted in a neutral tone and has details with cladding in the entrance, wood and brown window frames.

House with coating at the entrance and brown details.

Image 79: When buying your paint, specify that you need something for the outdoor area, so the seller should show you the best quality ones.

House colors that mix a neutral tone with an eye-catching color.

Image 80: Nor should the detail colors be underestimated when buying paint, in this example there is a white house with columns and black detailing.

White two-story with black column and details.

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