Picking the perfect paint for home exterior

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Ever notice how the exterior colors of some homes really catch your eye, while others leave you totally flat? Or how some colors just seem to suit a particular house and its surroundings, while others seem somehow out of place? Selecting the perfect color combination for your home is equal parts instinct and homework, and with a little effort your home can become the envy of the neighborhood. IT ALL STARTS AT HOME Chances are, if you're ready for a paint job you have been giving some thought to what colors you like. Your house may have been yellow ever since you've lived there, and you're really ready for a change. Or it's a nice shade of green with white trim, and it blends so well with the landscaping that you want to use that combination again, but maybe a little brighter, or a little more subtle. Study what your have, and make note of what you like and don't like about it. Next, check in with your homeowner's association. Some associations have very strict rules about exterior c...