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HOW TO SELECT EXTERIOR PAINT

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How to Select Paint - Exterior House Painting

Selecting exterior paint is a very personal choice for most people. Many factors need to be considered when it comes to exterior house painting. And with so many colors of paint available, choosing a color can feel like an impossible task.

We will help you choose the type of paint that will work on the surface of your exterior. Vinyl, brick, wood and fiber-cement siding all have paints that work better or worse on them. Understanding what works best often comes from experience. The same is true for painting stucco finishes.

When selecting a paint color for your exterior many factors can come into play. Homeowners need to consider any homeowners association rules that would affect the color choice. Many Clemson homeowners will have their home repainted the same color, or a color very similar. That is the easy and safe decision.

Others will look for a more dramatic impact in a house painting project. If that's you, you should be sure to consider:

  • Other houses in the neighborhood. Most homeowners don't want to pick a color that sticks out as inappropriate.
  • What colors would fit with the original style and era of your home?
  • Are you painting everything on the exterior of your home (doors, shudders, etc.) or just the walls?

That third question is a big one. It can be difficult for Clemson area homeowners to picture how the new color will be affected by its surroundings. It's one thing to hold a paint swatch up and a completely different thing when that color is painted on the entire house.

Other Surfaces

Selecting paint or stain for the other surfaces inside or outside your home, office building or rental property can be just as challenging. While the designers on television can make creating a unified look seem easy, at Leonard Shepherd Painting we know it can be much harder in reality. When you work with us, we'll rely on our knowledge, expertise and experience to help you select the paint, stain or other finish that will work best for you.

If you live in Clemson, Central, Easley, Seneca and are looking for professional help for a house painting project, give us a call today. We'll be happy to give you a free quote for the services you are requesting.

Call us today at 864-315-7126 or request a free estimate



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what our customers say

Leonard and his crew were fast, thorough, courteous, and a pleasure to work with. The results were jaw dropping! Our house looks fantastic, and we could not be happier with the results. Highly recommended!
K
, 06/03/2022

Excellent work using high quality paint. Very professional. This is the second time I have used them and would not hesitate to use their service again.
L
, 05/30/2022

Leonard Shepard Painting did an excellent job in repairing our ceiling and painting. The team provided us with excellent service and workmanship. They showed up every morning on time. I definitely will be using this company again and again. I will be referring many to them too!
S
, 05/02/2022

Excellent work! They got us in a few days early which was great. We had four ceilings done (2 bath and 2 rooms). Hard working, cleaned as they went. They removed the popcorn and painted. What a difference. I plan to get my house exterior painted with them.
D
, 01/26/2022

Highly recommend! Did great work on our ceilings and was also very punctual and kind.
R
, 10/15/2021

I chose Leonard to do a remodel on my home that included removing the popcorn ceilings, painting the entire house, refinishing the cabinets, pressure washing the house and staining the concrete floors on the screen in porch and on the garage floor and it looks completely amazing like a brand new house. I couldn't ask for better communication and service he even helped pick out the colors and can't thank him enough.
J
, 07/09/2021

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