What Color Should You Choose to Paint Your Fence?

Enhancing the curb appeal of your home helps in increasing your home’s resale value. If you have a fence, you should paint it to improve your home’s curb appeal. Choose the best fence paint and color to add style and elegance to your fence.

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What Color Should I Paint My Fence?

Randomly selecting the paint color won’t help you get the impression you want. With so many color choices available, it can be difficult to choose the right color. That’s why you should talk to a fencing contractor that will help you identify the right color for your fence. 

Consider these important factors when selecting a fence color:

Consider the Style of Your Home

You must consider your home’s style and color when selecting the color of the paint. You can choose a color that works well with your home’s color or plants surrounding your home. Generally, darker colors can make your yard look bigger, and lighter colors can make them look smaller. When selecting a color for your fence, make sure it can blend in with the space you have. You can test different colors on your fence to identify the right color. 

Consider the Color of Your Garden

Choose the fence paint color that either contrasts, complements, or blends in with the colors in your garden. You can choose black color paint if you want to make your plants and landscape elements stand out. If your home is painted in soft colors or neutral colors, you can choose blue color fence paint. If your garden contains red flowers, you can choose red color for your fence. 

You can choose gray paint that works in harmony with everything from classic fences to modern fences. If you have a sun deck, pergola, or swimming pool, choose a color that blends well with these elements too. 

Know the Rules and Regulations 

You are not allowed to paint your fence in any color you wish, even if you own the home. You must read through the policies and rules of homeowners’ or neighborhood’s association for the colors and types of fencing allowed in your area. These associations limit the colors homeowners can use to paint their fences. Make sure to select the color that is not against their rules. 

Talk to Your Neighbors

If you and your neighbor are sharing a fence, make sure to get their approval regarding painting the fence. If you are going to paint your side of the fence, you do not have to get their permission, but still, make sure you do not paint their side, even by mistake. 

An expert fencing contractor can help you choose the right fence color to transform your yard into a beautiful outdoor space.

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Ron Frazelle

Ron Frazelle is the Project Manager of La Habra Fence Company, a leading chain link fence company in Southern California for over 65 years. Ron is committed to providing the best customer service, high quality products and quick project completion at the best overall value for his clients. La Habra Fence offers a wide variety of fencing options, including chain link fences, ornamental iron fences, security cages and security gates.