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Exterior stucco paint color

yqr's picture
yqr

My mother got new taupe colored siding to the top half of her house. The bottom half is stucco. It looks strange. What color should she get the bottom stucco painted? The soffits, facia and shingles are brown. The windows are white pvc.ImageImageImageImage

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Shaina Khan's picture
Shaina Khan

I'm fully agree with @dytecture, bottom stucco must be darker in shade and above area can be painted in bright one. for darker shade go for green, brown and maroon.

yqr's picture
yqr

We decided to paint the stucco the same color as the siding. Lowes tried to match the color the best they could. They matched the back of the siding sample instead of the front because they said there were shadows that made it too dark. I guess it turned out okay. It is better than it was before. Thank you all for your suggestions.

RegineH's picture
RegineH

Yes I agree you should try to mach to colour. 

yqr's picture
yqr

Thank you for the picture. Are you able to create a picture showing what the house would look like with the same color as the siding? What would it look like if the bottom half was a few shades darker than the siding?

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dytecture

Hi yqr, I would actually recommend painting the bottom stucco area darker shade as it grounds the house. ImageImage

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