Suggestions for 'perfect' medium gray exterior paint

witgirlFebruary 4, 2012

I am starting my search for a really nice medium gray exterior paint now, in anticipation of a significant late spring whole house paint job (yikes). house is two story, old Sears kit farmhouse style with dormers and front porch. house is cedar sided and pretty simple looking. We are in a historic district, so are looking for something pretty classic, probably will go with white trim. House is in a fairly wooded area, but is clear from trees. Any suggestions are welcome!

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kayec28

Try Pittsburgh Paints Dover Gray. It looks dark on the card but goes on a medium gray tone. I think it's a very nice gray, and I sampled several before I chose it for the exterior of my house.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   February 5, 2012 at 8:21PM
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witgirl

Thank you! I will check out this color. Thanks for sharing the fruits of your hard work weeding out the grays!

    Bookmark   February 7, 2012 at 10:46PM
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dvarnell

Just bumping this one. Looking for good options for a medium gray myself. Tried BM Thunder but once I sawa a larger sample am worried that might be too light. Any other suggestions?

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 4:11PM
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oldbat2be

We really like this grey -- may be too light for you. It was the color of the primed new wood, and we had it color matched and painted the whole house. BM C2 Monday Morning.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2012 at 2:30PM
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