Choosing the Best Exterior Paint Colors for Your Home
The right paint—and color—can not only protect the exterior of your home, but also express your personal style.
Mother Nature's punishing effects on a house invariably come to light as we emerge from winter and launch into warmer weather and longer days.
Exterior paints and stains are a home's best protection against the elements, and how long and how well an exterior paint or stain will do its job to protect a house depends on the quality and type of the paint or stain, the quality of the preparation, and the quality of the application.
Choosing the Best Exterior House Paint
Recent breakthroughs in paint technology have yielded a new generation of eco-friendly, low-VOC exterior paints and stains, such as Aura® Exterior Paint and Arborcoat® Waterborne Exterior Stain. This new breed of high-performance exterior coatings performs better than other paints and stains and withstands the test of time.
When selecting the best exterior house paint or stain for your home, keep in mind the following attributes:
In addition to its protective value, a new coat of paint or stain can be aesthetically transforming–and choosing a paint color is always a challenge. Here are a few ideas to help make choosing the best exterior paint colors for your home simple:
So take the plunge and beautify and protect your home for years to come.
Get started with our Color Gallery paint color visualization tool, which will help you select the best exterior stain and paint colors for your home.
Paint your home online and see how colors will look before making a purchase with our Personal Color Viewer virtual paint color visualization tool.