House paint colors exterior - Bookshelf
House Colors is the most comprehensive resource ever compiled on choosing exterior house colors.
HOUSE COLORS Susan Hershman Beautiful, well-chosen exterior color can add significant value to any home investment, not to mention fill its owners with a sense of pride.
This guidebook presents 30 distinct colour schemes and ideas for painting trim, accent colours and more. Tips, from avoiding common and costly pitfalls to a step-by-step plan for getting the results you want, are also included.
About this book
Painting the exterior of a home is a large and costly project -- yet homeowners have long been forced to decide on a color scheme based on only a tiny swatch or a paint brochure. Now, nationally recognized color consultant Bonnie Rosser Krims shares a foolproof method for selecting and combining exterior paint colors. This unique guidebook presents more than twenty-five distinct color schemes -- complete with color reference numbers from the major paint manufacturers -- along with beautiful, full-color photographs, and ideas and inspiration for painting trim, accent colors, and more. Specific information about working with roof color, plantings, and features such as walkways and porches is also included. From tips on avoiding common and costly pitfalls to a step-by-step plan for getting the results you want, this is every homeowner's key to exquisite color balance for the home exterior. Save time and avoid weeding through hundreds of tiny paint palette chips. Get the look you want, with foolproof paint recipes and color combinations. Save money. This guidebook covers every phase of exterior painting, from choosing colors to estimating time, materials, and costs. Book jacket.