How to Boost Curb Appeal with Siding Design

James Hardie Shingle and lap siding combo

The goal of many homeowners when replacing existing house siding to boost their homes overall curb appeal. While this is a goal of many homeowners or families going into their project, this is easier said than done. Many consumers are looking for help from their contractor in crafting an exterior design that will set their home apart from the others. Most design experts agree that small contrast. Small contracts add texture to the outside of a house. That help improve the property overall, ways to create contrast on your properties exterior include the following:

  1. Siding textures- James Hardie fiber cement siding and Mastic vinyl siding are manufactured in a variety of textures. Including smooth, wood grain, dutch lap, etc. All of these textures have their pros and cons, but when used correctly they can add a significant flavor to a home’s design.
  2. Siding types- Using several different siding types or profiles can also lead to an aesthetically appealing exterior. For example, using shingle siding in a homes gables contrast the horizontal plank siding on the rest of the property.
  3. Complimenting Materials-The use of stone or popular bark provides the customization potential to create a unique exterior. Using multiple different mediums offers a bold character that will separate itself apart from the other homes in the neighborhood.
  4. Multiple colors- This design option is a boom or bust for many homeowners. It can either elevate the overall aesthetics of a home or lead to an exterior that doesn’t make sense. However, when multiple colors are used properly, it creates an overall color harmony.

If you are ready to make one or all of these changes to your home, contact the team at Hatch Homes. Our team would love to hear about your design ideas and be more than happy to make those ideas come to life with our home visualizer tool. We can upload a photo of your home, where it allows you to play around with multiples styles, colors, and designs before you buy.

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