Front door color for white house with red roof?
February 27, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I need helping picking a front door color for our new house - unfortunately, for now, we're stuck with a bright, primary red (painted) barrel tile roof, and a bright white exterior. The double front doors are painted bright red, too, and the whole effect is very Ronald McDonald-ish to me! It's a typical Florida style home (one story, large arched window on the front, and small arched porch leading to the front door.) The window frame on the front of the house is black, the garage doors are white, and I'm hoping to change the door hardware so it coordinates with the new door color. The landscaping is simple and low in the front. I'd love suggestions!
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Black door I think.
February 27, 2013 at 11:35AM   
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That's what I was thinking - and maybe some sort of wrought iron looking lantern hanging above the front door. Thanks!
February 27, 2013 at 11:56AM   
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Make sure the lantern is nice and big - no skimping!
February 28, 2013 at 8:53AM   
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E. Miles Custom Builder, Inc.
Maybe a warm neutral or a grey-blue? Several of the paint manufacturers have online color gallerys, like this one: If you type in exterior color, in the site search bar, it will pull up some good options for Spanish style decor. It is a good tool for finding options, without having to run down to the local box store.
February 28, 2013 at 9:09AM   
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E. Miles Custom Builder, Inc.
Picture curtesy of Benjamin Moore.
February 28, 2013 at 9:10AM   
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