Need help with window trim colors on log home
kaywell
October 4, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Just had new windows installed. Our home is a dark reddish brown color log home. We will be replacing roof and gutters also. New windows are dark bronze. Trim is rough cedar. Should trim be stain close to house color or paint/stain in a color like green? If color, specific paint color/brand suggestions. Thanks
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Lampert Dias Architects, Inc.
The window trim would look good with a natural stain slightly darker than it is now, but lighter then the log wall color. Experiment with several stain colors by placing stained samples of the same wood type up against the walls to decide which you like the best. Make sure that you place the samples in different locations around the house to see how it looks in sunlight and shade...........
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kaywell
Any suggestions for color for porch deck, deck ceiling, and roof shingles? Thanks.
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Dytecture
The window trims could have similar tones as the logs, or here is one idea with a bolder color.


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Lampert Dias Architects, Inc.
You asked about porch, deck ceiling and roof shingles........the colors are fine as is. I would stain and seal the porch a simiar color to the color it is now and the deck rafters look good.
I am a fan of forest ranger green roofs, but any deep earthy color would be ok. An earthy red shingle or even brown would work.
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