What color to paint my two story end row home

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I just can't decide what color would be the best for my home, please send your comments mine is the end peachy color it gets full sun from back to sunset setting in front..south eastern pa. Location
q what color to paint my two story end row home
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  • Barbara J. Gale Barbara J. Gale on Aug 28, 2017
    Medium gray and add some turquoise shutters, leaving the trim white
  • Narevalo Narevalo on Aug 28, 2017
    You could reverse the colors. make the house white (or off-white) and paint the trim a darker color.
  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Aug 28, 2017
    Personally, I don't like the look of multiple colors, finishes on row houses. If you want it to make the look more cohesive, I would go white. It would also help with your exposure. If you want it to stand out, maybe a cheery yellow or mint green with shutters and trim in a contrasting color. Either way, I would still add shutters and paint the front door.
  • Karen Krysowaty Karen Krysowaty on Aug 28, 2017
    I love the color gray and you could accent with white or navy blue, but go with what you like. You could even use your neighbor's accent color.
  • Sunny C Sunny C on Aug 28, 2017
    Hello Tam; Your Home is Lovely!!
    Please go to Home Depot, Ace Hardware, Etc. Please pick out any paint chips that interest you.
    Bring them home and look at them outside, as well as inside.
    Please decide what you truly Love and Enjoy!!!!
    Make your home yours. Have fun choosing your colors!!! Take Care!
    • Tam13103513 Tam13103513 on Aug 29, 2017
      Oh thank you so much I worked so hard to get and keep this house . Thank you so much for ur reply. God bless
  • Olive Greenz Olive Greenz on Aug 28, 2017
    I like when three colors are used sensibly. I suggest you look at houzz.com exterior, for suggestions. Beautiful house. Would love to see it after it is painted. Windows need some kind of fancier or bolder edging around them I think.
    • Tam13103513 Tam13103513 on Aug 29, 2017
      Yes my windows need a little face lift like me lol thank u for ur reply..i will post after the face lift of the house
  • Lillyz Lillyz on Aug 28, 2017
    If you go to the behr and Sherwin-Williams websites you can order samples of the colors you like best. Better than buying a whole gallon and not liking the color(s).

  • Olive Greenz Olive Greenz on Aug 28, 2017
    Oops, my suggestion didn't show because I typed a link to a site. It's like house but has two zs instad of the se. Then you look at 'exterior'. I think the windows need extra trim around them. Beautiful home. It's a big house so I would want something kind of soft. Good luck.
  • Not sure how old your home is (looks like a section of Philly to me) but have you tried researching on the internet for a historical reference? Let's say it was built in the 1960's, this is what I found (you might get inspired this way)

  • Sol29219313 Sol29219313 on Aug 28, 2017
    I think a light sage green with white shutters and a dark green trim. you could also add an even finer trim around the windows ( I did this to my place with some trim moulding. Paint it first let dry then put up around the outside of the window frames) of a dark burgundy or dark red shade to add accent to it. I'd paint the door the same red color so it matches the accent trim. If you wanted and don't like the door red you can paint it the darker green that your window frames are and do the red trim on the porch railings and around the door trim. If you use 3 colors this way that all match and they are also historical colors it can make your place look really classy.
    • Tam13103513 Tam13103513 on Aug 29, 2017
      I do like sage green idea I will definitely get a swatch of that thank you so much for the comment
  • Jan Loehr Jan Loehr on Aug 28, 2017
    The suggestion of getting paint samples free from Lowes or Home Depot is a great start to look at the samples in the daytime in the early part of the day and late in the day as color changes slightly with the light....then when you narrow it down to a few colors, get them to make you samples and you can apply swatches to the side of your house to see what will work...I would suggest you go darker on the body and keep crisp white on your window trims as the contrast will look richer and have depth...
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    • Tam13103513 Tam13103513 on Aug 29, 2017
      I'm goin to do that. Half of the side of the house is going to be a color wheel lol
  • Ire2995456 Ire2995456 on Aug 28, 2017
    i like a nice grey. with accent darker grey and white.
  • Sharon Sharon on Aug 28, 2017
    For continuity I would paint it white like the neighbor and repeat the porch stair color too. Then I would add a bright color door, and add shutters and paint both shutters and window trim in your favorite color, could be grey, black or the same as the door.
  • Tam13103513 Tam13103513 on Aug 28, 2017
    WOW, all of you are such a wonderful group Thank you for all your awesome thoughts, keep them coming!! and yes my windows do need help..Love the idea of shutters on side i never thought about that.built around 1940 and yes philly area.. and Green nice, i will definately go to sherwinn williams for some swatches..More ideas please
  • Tam13103513 Tam13103513 on Aug 29, 2017
    Wow all of u have such wonderful ideas and I'm taking every single one of them to heart..gos bless all
  • Sol29219313 Sol29219313 on Aug 29, 2017
    your welcome! I painted my place this same colors and it looks really cute and classy, post pics when your done!
  • Sunny C Sunny C on Aug 29, 2017
    You are so Welcome, Tam!!!
    I understand completely about what you did to be able to have such a Beautiful home.
    I too work very hard for what I have.
    You are so Welcome!!
    I hope that you relax, and have fun choosing what colors make you Happy.
    (I wish that I could come up and help you with the work!!!)
    Your home will shine as you are!!! Take Care!
  • Emily Emily on Aug 29, 2017
    In nearby Portland, Maine there is a small street with a row of houses. Each house is painted a different color. It is charming and attractive. So if your row of houses are different colors, I would suggest choosing a new and different color but if they are one or two, it would be easier to advise if we could see the houses as a whole. It looks like your one house could be made to look adorable.
  • KatAych KatAych on Aug 29, 2017
    The sky's the limit! Maybe look at outdoor paints at a local store and see if you are drawn to one in particular, or to a particular color scheme. Pick something you like!

  • Kim White Kim White on Sep 02, 2017
    I would do dark grey, almost black and then a pop of color on the door, a highlighter yellow, or a light turquoise, or a poppy red, something in the orange and red mix... trim white..
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