How to choose the best composite decking colors
There are many composite decking decorating colors. Ranging from mixed colors to solid colors that match the decorating environment. There are a variety of colors to choose from, and you need to find the best one for you.
The more colors are available. The more questions you may encounter when choosing: “Is a traditional brown veneer appropriate? Or does a modern gray with stripes look better?” “Do I want a cool brown or a warm color?” So how do you choose the right trim for you? Follow the tips below to choose the color you want for your composite trim.
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What colors are available for composite decking?
Before choosing a composite decking color, consider the shades you prefer so you can narrow down your choices. Once you have determined the range of hues, you can further reduce your choices by seeing. How well they match the colors in your home’s decorative environment.
These color ranges are based on the following shades.
Most laminate flooring manufacturers offer three basic color ranges. The tonal variations between these composite decking color collections make each collection unique.
These color families are based on the following shades.
Gray – from light gray to dark charcoal
Brown – from the warmest brown to cool brown
If you think back to what you learned in school about warm and cool colors. For example, colors with red or orange undertones are warmer than colors with blue undertones, which are classified as cool colors. Think of red and orange autumn leaves that match the cooler tones of navy blue. These base colors will make your deck look “warmer” or “cooler” when the sun is shining.
Things to Consider When Choosing Deck Colors
When choosing a deck color, consider the climate in which you live and the exterior of your home. If the exterior of your home is dark, or if you live in a wooded area. Choose a medium to dark trim color so that your trim blends in with your home and surroundings.
The location and geography of your residence may also affect the color of your deck. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, your red or brown deck will look beautiful in the summer sun. However, if you own a beachfront home in sunny Florida, then a cool gray composite deck will match the blue sky.
If you have a deck in your home, you may also want to consider your interior flooring. Choosing a flooring color that is the same color as your carpet or hardwood floors. Then will give a cohesive look and smooth the transition from the interior to the floor.
Do you live in a sunny area?
A sunny area can also influence color choices. Sunny climates have more sunny days, and not only do they get more sunlight, but the light in these areas varies due to the position of the sun.
Lighter colors of gray laminate flooring attract less sunlight than darker colors. And can help keep your laminate flooring cooler or warmer, making it more comfortable for you to enjoy your floors.
Those living in the Northwest, Northeast, and Midwest can look for rich brown or red tones for a warmer feel without the worry of attracting heat.
Consider the color of your home
In addition to climate, another factor to consider is the color of your home. When deciding on a range of three WPC decking colors, there are some design guidelines. That can help you decide which color best suits the color of your house and surroundings.
Gray flooring works well with whites, blues, grays, and reds in the house – especially in sunny areas.
Brown composite decking is a color that will match almost any house colors.
Red goes well with a variety of house colors and textures, including stucco or brick facades.
The key is to create enough contrast with your house to make your deck an ideal place to relax.
Colors for Composite Deck Railing Systems
One of the most common questions regarding the choice of color is whether the deck railing should be a different color than the house or deck itself. There is no standard answer to this. Choosing a railing that is a similar color to your deck will maintain a coordinated look. Choosing a contrasting railing color will make it stand out and have a more ornate feel.
White deck railings look great in coastal areas and sunny locations. White balusters also work with most house colors and can be paired with almost any trim color. Black or brown railings are suitable for brick homes, homes with vinyl siding, and homes with a rustic aesthetic.
Beyond that, you can choose to have your composite decking, railings contrast with your window frames. Or choose to keep the railings the same color as the exterior of your home for a seamless transition.
Still, wondering which decking color is right for you? You can make an initial selection and then you can request a sample to be mailed to you so you can see the color and quality up close.