There’s little doubt that a fresh paint color can revive and liven anything, from a small thrift store DIY up-cycle to, well, your entire home.
Garage door painting is a simple way to refresh the look of your home exterior while adding value to your estate, without taking on the project of repainting your entire exterior.
Each year new colors will be trending, and painting every few years can be beneficial in achieving the highest value in your property.
2021 has brought in a few impressive and beautiful accent colors perfect for garage doors that complement a variety of exterior paint colors.
Whether you’re a trendsetter or traditionalist, this post will explore something for everyone’s style.
Because the exterior is the first impression of a home, the colors have to be coordinated and well-thought-out. No more than 3 total colors should be used.
The tones listed in this post aren’t too bright to detract from the property itself, and aren’t too trendy that they’ll be out of style next year.
Even if your garage door paint still appears to be in good shape (not chipping or peeling), repainting with a fresh coat of color is still beneficial.
Considering your geography and local property trends can be beneficial if you’re trying to achieve the most value out of your property, but Texas homeowners can be confident these colors will attract positive attention, add value and even benefit when trying to sell a property quickly.
Read on to decide which color would look best on your home.
This cool color is somehow classy, modest and royal all at the same time. Navy is just a step outside the traditional circle of blacks, whites, and grays, but looks outstanding with any of these. The suggested complementary colors include an icy gray and tans, so this is truly a versatile garage door color.
If you feel like your home exterior is just missing a little something, Naval might be just what you’re looking for. It’s a pop of color to add into a neutral mix. Plus, it looks exceptional with greenery beside it.
A light sage green has actually been trending for the last few years, and has been scientifically proven to increase value because of its fresh tone in an article from Reader’s Digest (How Exterior Paint Colors Can Boost Your Home’s Value | Reader’s Digest (rd.com)). If your home is a light tan or brown, the addition of Sunset Meadow will give your exterior more of a natural appeal. A white or black exterior will benefit from this subtle pop of color, without an overbearing feeling.
Green in general is often defined in common psychology as a calming, fresh hue. A sage like Sunset Meadow will blend into a rural setting, making your property seamless and native. Selecting this color in an urban setting will bring nature to you- and your neighbors.
Yes, black. No, it won’t give your home a vampire-castle vibe. Rather, black is a classy, rich, bold color that complements just about any home color, although it looks extra clean-cut with a light colored hues like whites, muted grays, and blues. Black is also guaranteed to never go out of style, and is considered trendy even now. Some home sellers have reported gaining nearly $6,000 in value when painting their doors black!
It’s modern, stylish, and timeless. Don’t hesitate to choose this color if your home is a bright or unique color- black can help emphasize the individualized character of the rest of your home.
If you’re not quite sold on black but are attracted to the idea of darker doors, check out Kendall Charcoal. It’s a deep gray with warmer undertones, complementing wood accents and again, just about any color of exterior. Although black and white exteriors are the most trendy right now, choosing something with a more blended look can be just as impactful. Light or wood trim makes for a bit more contrast, emphasizing the shapes and lines of your home. This color also pairs well with stone features by emphasizing the gray colors, but not taking away from the unique features of your property.
Kendall Charcoal is another we’re not expecting to go away any time soon. The curb appeal added to your home with this color will not be fleeting.
We’re venturing towards the bold with this one- although it’s a muted blue, Aleutian is a strong and catchy color for your garage doors. If you feel like your exterior completely needs a facelift and aren’t afraid to try something bold, Aleutian is the perfect choice. It pairs best with an off-white or light gray home exterior.
This color is well-named because it looks just like the rich and deep-bodied Arizona soil. This copper is the perfect accent to a light beige, tan or neutral colored home. The neighbors will be beyond impressed with this stunning and organic choice. Reddened Earth is the boldest of the colors we’ve selected, and it’s the perfect choice for anyone looking to spice up their exterior or make a statement.
No matter which color fits your style the best, each of these hues will create not only a benefit in your value, but also the pride you hold in your home. Garage door painting may seem like a simple project, but the outcome is beyond a price tag at times. Having a beautiful property to be confident in is a wonderful thing to come home to!
To ensure the best application of paint, always call a professional. Homeowners can freshen up the paint of trim and shutters, but garage doors are a large part of the home that require ladders, spray tools and other necessary equipment. For the added curb appeal, it will be well worth hiring knowledgeable and experienced painters.