When it comes to exterior house colours, we seem to be entering a world of greys – moody, smoky, stony, earthy, take your pick.

From the lightest hint of stone through to the richest of charcoals, the grey colour palette is vast. And it is proving to be a popular choice to suit all styles.

Here are 3 reliable colour combinations

Neutral Classic

Looking for the subtle foil? The neutral classic has timeless appeal. It’s a fabulous choice if you are considering selling in the future as they are unlikely to date.

Our picks:

Classic Neutral Dulux Exterior House Colours
Image: Pinterest. Dulux Weathershield in Tranquil Retreat SN4G1, Lexicon Half SW1G2 and Caviar SN4H9 for the door.

Coastal Chic

Close to the ocean? Taking inspiration from the soft bluey greys your colour palette will remain in harmony even as the weather cools.

Our picks:

Coastal Dulux Exterior House Colours
Image: Dulux. Dulux Weathershield in Miller Mood SG6D1 and Lexicon Half SW1G2

Stylish Drama

Period Features? Deeper colours can add a sense of drama and really add contrast to the surrounding landscape

Our picks:

Dulux Domino Exterior House Colours
Image: Dulux. Dulux Weathershield in Domino GR10, Lexicon Half SW1G2 & Black SG6G9

Before you fall in love with a colour:

Exterior house colours can be governed by where your home is located within your local government area.

Check your local council’s Development Control Plan (DCP) and any relevant heritage restrictions.

We’d hate you to fall in love with a colour only to have to enter into negotiations with Council (if that is even possible).

Want to talk through your exterior house colour ideas? Join us in the Renovating Mums Facebook Group to ask for advice or share your ideas with other like minded mums.

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