When people talk about a home’s exterior appearance, most people tend to overlook the trim. However, it’s just as important as the more prominent parts of your home. Here’s a quick rundown on how it affects your home’s curb appeal.
It Breaks Things Up…
If a home’s exterior components are too similar, the individual parts may end up getting visually mixed up. This can take away from the home’s curb appeal as the entire structure will look dull. A trim helps create a more dynamic look by creating borders that cleanly separate each component in a clean fashion.
… And Holds Them Together
While the trim does help each part stand out, it also frames them in a way that they still show that sense of similarity and visual harmony. The proper use of trim can also help “soften” the transition of color between different components if they have greatly contrasting colors.
It Adds Visual Depth
Just like with how picture frames can add depth to an image, the trim can also add depth to the home’s exterior components. This is especially true for the windows and doors, which could look too “flat” without the right kind of trim to go with them.
Picking the Right Trim
Because trims are available in all sorts of width, color and even contours, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices. Instead of trying to pick one and install it DIY-style, you should hire a local contractor. A local siding contractor can give you viable trim options as well as put up your trim free of installation-related mistakes that amateurs are likely to make.
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