What colour should I paint my house?

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JamTart
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What colour should I paint my house?

Postby JamTart » Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:55 am

Morning!
Our Victorian yellow brick house front needs a repaint when weather and Covid permit. Not the brickwork, but the sills, windows and other decorative bits.

These are all painted white at the moment, but walking (snooping) around I have admired several houses which have gone for dark grey paint. But which dark grey?! I would really appreciate recommendations for a specific colour.

Someone suggested F&B Railings, but I thought that might be a bit dark and/or a bit blue?
Welcome your view as I really don’t want to mess this up! :o

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rosie.fc
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Re: What colour should I paint my house?

Postby rosie.fc » Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:40 am

ooh grey sounds good. Afraid i have no useful advice on this but also need to do ours. Anyone got any recommendations for a good external paintwork decorator?
Also possibly thinking of painting the brickwork but no idea what that would cost or how long it would take, any tips or recommendations on that?
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Re: What colour should I paint my house?

Postby ejacks71 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:04 pm

With all the dust, I can see why you may want to go grey, but I think white all the way.. It just looks cleaner and neater..and it goes well with the yellow brick... I walked up the road recently and someone had painted their doorframe and windowsill's a mustard cream colour- my goodness it looked so out of place- like the paint was a dirty colour or cream... I have also seen black which looks awful...  I would stick to white, and I like colour myself but in this instance I like white... perhaps paint your front door a different colour to stand out?!! 

 
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Re: What colour should I paint my house?

Postby betterannabel » Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:08 am

I think you should go bold! F&B Dutch Orange? You'll be the talk of the ton. 
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Re: What colour should I paint my house?

Postby Tinkerbell » Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:00 am

I Agree with F&B Railings!
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Re: What colour should I paint my house?

Postby Curly36 » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:43 am

I don’t know if you’ve found a decorator yet but I would highly recommend David from Painted London. You can call him on 07596 794376. Also, this is his Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/paintedlondon/po ... l&mt_nav=0 and website https://m.facebook.com/paintedlondon/po ... l&mt_nav=0
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