aaron • June 10, 2016 • Comments Off on Matching Your Exterior Paint to Your Brick
Bricks are important materials for constructing a types of home styles including the modern one, and they look great especially when accented with the right paints. In this article, we discuss different excellent decoration’s ideas when working with bricks. Most bricks require no repainting and offer a great advantage to homeowners. However, some bricks may have some sports that may require repainting. Most of the bricks repainting may occur in the window trim, soffits, doors and window trim. Here are some of the important and popular ideas used with exterior colors that can be used with the brick.
Use the color scheme work:
Check out the available color scheme and choose the one that you find pleasing to you. Try to consult other members of the family to find out what they think about your choice. Find out if what you have chosen is based on the color-wheel rules, especially the analogous and the complimentary of the color combinations. The analogous color scheme involves selecting one mail color and accenting it with other compatible colors on the color-wheel. For instance, the yellow color can be accented with orange and green. The complementary colors scheme have been in use for many years and are known to work well because the combination includes colors, which are close to each other on the color-wheel; for instance orange and blue.
60/30/10 rule is a popular rule normally used by exterior designers to combine three colors in the right proportions. The combination includes 60% of the dominant color, 30 percent of a secondary color, and a 10% of the accent color. Normally in brick homes, brick’s color is the dominant color.
What colors are compatible with thebrick’s color:
Bricks are available in various styles and hues with most of them featuring streamline neutrals and exuberant reds. Even within the same types, there are verities of colors featured. Before settling on other colors that are compatible with your bricks, you have to determine the exact color inherent in your brick. Red brick, for instance, may have featured a lot of brown undertones or purple. You can easily determine the main color of the brick by comparing the paint swatches in with different colors to determine the want that stands out. The main colors that make up your brick are what will determine the right paint that would be used in the scheme.
Determine the other colors used in other parts of your house, such as the color used in the roof and windows.
Note that all colors used in various parts of your home should fall other the color-scheme. The roof is a dominant part of any house, and its color determines the colors that can be used in other parts of the building. For instance, if you are using red bricks and your roof top is black, then you have two main colors in the house. Some brick housed may also feature some other materials such as stucco. In such cases, the bricks’ color may not dominate the building’s color. In that case, the landscape will be used to determine how the brick’s colors scheme look. Lots of flowers with nice colors requires a more natural palette, while a most green-yards are compatible with houses that includes pops with brighter hues.
Note that the exterior colors do not have to match the color of all the bricks:
Not all bricks used in the exterior part of the building have the same color. Brick colors may defer a little and that should not be a big problem. Note that the bricks are meant to be different and are supposed to pop out. They act as homes’ focal points, the exterior baseboards as well as belly band.
The main colors available for bricks:
Bricks are available in different colors with most of them carrying the favourite colors that include
– Yellow plus cream
– Sage plus taupe or cream
– Charcoal plus light grey
– Plum plus taupe or cream.
– Rich green plus grey
– Stained bricks trim plus medium red
– Forest-green plus black
– Cool grey cool green
Choose the perfect color that perfectly match your preference and use the wheel to find other color combinations that can be used with your brick color.