can't get home colors right.

tlhfirelionAugust 15, 2010

Hello everyone. I am remodeling and am having a heck of a time coordinating the colors of the new roof, new windows and new gutters/soffit with the current siding.

The color of the windows, gutters, soffit will be white. The color of the roof will be a medium to dark gray (like a slate color) and the current sidding is a tannish gray.

For some reason I cannot tell if this combo will look ok. I would be glad to upload a pic but it doesn't seem to allow me to do so here.

Also - Is there a general rule about how many colors you can have on a home? I mean between the roof, siding, front door, house "skirt", windows and gutters etc. From looking online the average seems to be 3-5.

Any feedback is appreciated.

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You can't post a photo here directly. You need to post it on a site like or and then provide the link. And more people will see it if you post on the Home Decorating forum instead of the Paint forum.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2010 at 9:47AM
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