2018 is the year that is taking the curb appeal of your home to the next level. Homeowners are more aware now than ever before that how their homes look on the outside has everything to do with how the inside is viewed. This is even more important when looking to put your home on the market. The exterior of your home is a reflection to the rest of the world of you. It can make your home look warm and inviting or just the opposite based solely on how it looks. One way that homeowners are looking into bringing new life to their homes exterior is through the installation of new vinyl siding.
Vinyl siding installation creates an entirely new look for your home. It is important to choose a color that expresses who you are while also taking into account other homes within the neighborhood and future buyers preferences. In some areas vibrant colored vinyl siding is the norm however for many of us safer choices such as shades of gray or beige are more suitable.
To really determine what color is best for your homes new vinyl siding homeowners should consider the advice of an outside source, such as the siding contractor. Professionals will offer you the cold, hard truth about your choice in the color choice of your vinyl siding. Often times exterior siding contractors work with professional decorators to come up with a plan for exterior home renovations to be sure that all plans for the exterior of the home are tied together.
One aspect that contractors and decorators will consider is the color of the exterior doors of the home including the garage door as well as the color of the roof. If you as a homeowner are not looking to replace the entry and garage doors or to install a new roof, then it is crucial that the homes vinyl siding is compatible with them.
The homes siding should also compliment the architecture of the home. Certain styles of architecture fit better with certain colors and not with others. Think about the typical colonial home; what comes to mind? Yep, solid color vinyl siding in yellow, white, green, or blues.
Another feature to take into account is the size of your home. Super dark vinyl siding makes homes stand out. Dark colors can be considered overwhelming when used on larger homes where as on smaller homes they can create a cozy feeling. If you are looking for your home to blend into the homes around the neighborhood then it is best to stick with lighter vinyl siding colors such as white or yellow.
Consider the climate in which your home is as well. There are particular colors that are perfect for homes in cooler climates however look off when used in tropical climates. Sunlight exaggerates brighter colored vinyl siding while heating up dark color siding. It is also crucial to consider color combinations as well. Dark blue and black appear dark and drab whereas dark blue with white trim appears nautical and fresh.
Learn more about Kearns Brothers, a full-service home improvement contractor servicing all of Southeast Michigan’s construction needs by visiting their website at www.kearnsbrothers.com or contact a remodeling expert at 888.355.6700.