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Exterior Heritage Paint for Red Brick Home

escott's picture

My husband and I just bought an old red brick house and need some help with picking exterior paint colours. Currently our front summer porch is a light baby blue with white trim. I would like to re-paint the porch with heritage colours to go with the red brick. Any suggestions?

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BrendaSwert's picture

Lasalle wrote:
I am not familar with Country Life 1490 trim, is this a white colour?
 No these are not white.meanwhile I guess it is some what gryish in color.

spersaud's picture

This is what Country Life 1490 looks like, Lasalie. (click here)

And Ranchwood: (click here)

Love how black paint looks on this Victorian home.

escott's picture

Here is a picture of our house. (The front door is now black)ImageImage

escott's picture

Lasalle, do you think the Ranchwood CC500 would look good with a Country Life-1490 trim? Or would that be too dull?

escott's picture

Thank you Lasalle. I like the Ranchwood colour. What do you think that would that look like with a dark trim on a front porch? I will be painting the unattached garage the same colour, so I had better like it, because I hate painting and would hate to paint it again (haha) I will try posting pictures later.

gmcauley's picture

Hello escott,

I personally love the look of a classic white porch against red brick. It always looks timeless. You may want to browse our curb appeal gallery ( or read this article ( for inspiration and ideas.

Good luck!

Gwen McAuley (gmcauley at

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