Pop Your Home’s Exterior Paint: 2018’s Top Picks


You want something different

Spring has finally sprung in Chicagoland, and warmer temperatures have you dreaming in color.  Your home has been painted white for the past decade, and it’s time for a change. Take a look at some of 2018’s most popular picks to pop your home’s exterior, courtesy of some new paint!

Find yourself an experienced professional who lives and breathes paint and color, and get ready to make some changes.  Together, you can change the entire feel of your home with the power of paint.

Benjamin Moore 2018 Color Trends

Close your eyes, feel the warmth of the sun and bask in Benjamin Moore’s 2018 color trends.  Silvery-gray Moonshine.  Cool Coastal Path.  Earthy warm Saddle Soap.  Picture a front door in Cherry Wine or Deep Poinsettia.  Are you ready?  Your house is a canvas just waiting for some amazing new color to call home.

Want More?  Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color Picks

Check out the Sherwin Williams Sincerity Collection for 2018.  Forget fussy and busy, there’s too much drama in everyday life as it is.  Think simple and minimalist and fresh. Like Less Brown.  Or the soft gray tones of Acacia Haze.  Ever come across an old penny?  A wheat penny? It’s vintage and soft and wonderful.  Sherwin Williams has that too!

Go On a Color Hunt

Once you’ve chosen a few shades that appeal to you, hit the road and see if you can spot those colors on homes and buildings in Naperville or Geneva, or just around your block.  See if you like it as much in the large scale as you did on the paint swatch. Scale can change everything.

Make Me a Match

Good job!  You’ve chosen the perfect color to paint your home.  Now what? Consult with a professional to help choose secondary colors for things like the front door, the shutters and the trim.  A color consultation puts the finishing touches on your color plan, and takes into account the surfaces to be painted, the environment and your lifestyle.

Not really sure what your perfect color is for 2018?  No worries, your consultation can start from the ground up, giving you some options you may have never considered before.  That’s the fun part.

Taken all together, you’ll have a complete plan to transform your home’s exterior.  Who knew a little paint could do so much?  Let’s get started.

Categories: Color Tips, Exterior House Painting