Exterior House Colors to Sell Your House


Exterior paint colors are a great way to enhance the look of your home, but it is a little challenging to know what other people would like. Choosing an exterior paint colors is difficult to nail down because you are targeting a large area of space, which is also your home’s first impression. So if you are looking to put your house on the market, you need to make sure you’re increasing resale value by selecting the right exterior color.

You may be allured to a particular exterior house color, but the majority of buyers prefer neutral exterior house colors. So when you are selecting the right color to paint your home for resale, keep it traditional and neutral because these are the colors that attract the majority of the masses.

We have hand selected a few schemes in the neutral and traditional families:

Nothing sells better than a clean, white or off-white paint.  White exterior paint compliments any home style and just about any landscape. People are really attracted to traditional white homes and with no doubt, they always make a good first impression. Choosing darker or brighter colors for the shutters, trim and doors will add valuable appeal to your exterior.

Beautiful white house with darker doors for added contrast.


Brown or Beige
Next to white and off-white, brown colors and beige are other popular choices for your exterior when choosing the right color to sell your home. Not only, they blend well with natural surroundings, but adding white colors to the trim will make your home look warm and inviting.

Brown house with neutral trims


Gray is another favorite that people are attracted to for the exterior of homes. Painting your home’s exterior gray also blends well with natural stone and neutral or lighter trim.



Blue is soft and it is reminiscent of the sky. Blue is safe but rich and beautiful choice for your home. Pair it with white trim and your home will evoke the cottage feel that many buyers are searching for.

Light blue house with white trim
Light blue house with white trim

Surprisingly enough, yellow is another color that appeals to the masses, yellow evokes playfulness and creates a welcoming, cheerful exterior. Choose a soft yellow if you have a beautiful landscape or want to add a curb appeal, stay with white trim for an even softer look.

Warm and inviting, this yellow adds a great complement to the landscape.


Whether your home is going on the market soon or you’re just ready for a change, exterior paint color will add curb appeal to your home; any of the colors above can and will  improve your home’s value. Acropolis Painting, Inc. can help you achieve that look and more.  Contact us or visit our website http://www.acropolispainting.com and together we can add more value to your home.

Fall-Inspired Colors 2016

When deciding your next project color, experts agree to go with light and neutral colors.

For the fall season, experts agree to go for a color that tends to lift the spirits.  They suggest to steer away from warm cozy colors but rather be inspired by colors that make a tiny room feel larger, without the time and expense of moving walls.  The paint color you choose as well as furniture and accessories will help you create the mood.

Today, color is all around us, but for many years it didn’t play an important role in people’s lives, now we see people love, embrace and evaluate the color and scheme that corresponds to making them feel good.

Most colors work for most house designs, don’t be afraid to experiment and be creative.  A beautiful “Oyster Bay” by Sherwin Williams 6206  (picture above), gives a fresh and serene touch.  While a “Stonington Gray” Benjamin Moore HC-170 can make your space feel modern yet elegant.


Choosing your next color can feel overwhelming, but there are design tools and paint collections at most paint stores that can help you create a perfect room.

Don’t be afraid to play and experiment.  If you feel that you need some planning and expertise, we are here to help you make your home an expression of your lifestyle.