Home Exterior Trends for 2018
The exterior of your home is arguably the most important part of your home. It’s the first thing family, friends, and neighbors see when they approach your home. The exterior is also the most important part of your home to keep up so that it doesn’t falter in curb appeal. That’s why it’s so important to stay on top of popular styles and trends for the exterior of your home. Here’s what’s trending in 2018!
When talking color trends, your best bet is for your home’s color palette to complement its architecture, along with the landscaping and surroundings. But in 2018, it’s all about making a statement while complimenting those features. Create a combination of light and dark over the exterior rather than using a subtle color palette. Make your home look bold and dynamic by using colors like blue, gray, and black on your siding and mix it with a bold accent like white on your trim to make it pop. And, finally, use a different color altogether for your door. In the example of white on dark, we suggest red or light green.
Blending different textures and styles is a booming trend for 2018. For instance, use different sizes and styles of cedar shingles in the same color as part of your exterior. If your house was built with brick or stone, they should not be the defining feature of your exterior. Instead, it should be mixed with as many complementary styles as possible to create a dynamic texture but isn’t necessarily defined by it.
A trend for 2018 is something that has been trending for years and that’s reducing your carbon footprint, reducing your maintenance, and just being as friendly to the environment as possible when it comes to your home. When choosing to repair or replace on your home’s exterior, make sure you’re utilizing products and services that cater to the benefit of the environment. This can include anything from using eco-friendly paints to energy-efficient patio covers.
Trends for 2018 aren’t too far off from what you’ve probably been seeing in neighborhoods where remodeled homes are being sold. But there’s definitely a shift toward more dynamic colors, mixtures or siding and textures, and eco-friendliness. If you need assistance with exterior home maintenance, call Liberty Builders today! We offer a free in-home consultation!