Kerrie L. Kelly
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Architecture Walk: Exterior Styles and Palettes mediterranean-exterior

Architecture Walk: Exterior Styles and Palettes

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brant equities inc wrote:
hello, can you tell me the color and brand of paint? love it!
   Comment   February 5, 2013

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Kerrie L. Kelly added this to How To Get Your Exterior Paint Color Right
Where you live and the style of your architecture will determine the exterior colors. On the West Coast, Mediterranean homes are usually painted with neutral tones to complement California’s sunshine. You might find muted peach, taupe, and warm beige on exteriors. In the Southwest, warm earth tones are more common. Pink, sandy taupe and golden yellows are popular on Spanish houses. Think Southern states, and images of white-pillared plantation homes come to mind. Though the region cycled through exterior neutrals from the beige family about 15 years ago, paint experts here report most new homes are sided or painted white. Homeowners often add cool green tones to shutters, roofs and awnings. Homeowners in Mountain states prefer natural colors — like the yellow-tans of the area's foliage — and natural materials like wood siding and stone. As elevation increases, homeowners tend to forego th

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