What shutters look good with a White house?

Black is one of the best shutter colors to pair with a white house. Black shutters look terrific on homes with white siding because they really make the crisp white of the facade stand out. Black shutters on a white house also require minimal maintenance and are an easy way to give your home that classic look.

Should your front door be the same color as your shutters?

Should they match the front door? Should they match the trim? Your shutters should coordinate well with these other items, but they absolutely don’t have to be the same colors as each other. One option is to use the same color, but a lighter or darker shade of the paint, adding variety without the risk of clashing.

How do you match siding shutters?

Think of your blue siding as the sky and choose your shutter colors accordingly. For example, stormy gray and cloudy white are common shutter colors people often pair with blue houses. If you have light blue siding, you can go bold with sunny yellow shutters to liven up your exterior.

Do shutters have to match roof?

The color of your shutters should not be the same color of the house, the trim or the roof, if your roof is visible.

How do you paint vinyl shutters?


  1. Remove the Vinyl Shutters (Optional) If the shutters are secured with metal mounting clips, simply move around the house and lift the vinyl shutters off of their mounting clips.
  2. Clean the Vinyl Shutters.
  3. Prepare the Area Before Painting.
  4. Prime and Paint the Vinyl Shutters.
  5. Reinstall the Vinyl Shutters.

What is the most welcoming front door color?

Red is a frequent choice for homes with a traditional look, fitting with brick, molding and columns painted white. “The old-fashioned, welcoming color for a front door is red,” says Bruce Holliday of Landscape Plans Plus.

Are shutters outdated?

Today, shutters are used extensively all over the world, for functional and aesthetic purposes. Do all houses need shutters? Absolutely not, and many, many houses would look much better without shutters, rather than with “today’s” shutters.

Should shutters be longer or shorter than window?

For the most authentic look, we recommend measuring only the window opening not including any frame or trim around it. Typically, the width of your shutters should be half of your total window width. However, vinyl shutters are available in a handful of sizes.

How long do vinyl shutters last?

Plantation shutters can easily last 10 – 25 years! And they don’t need much help getting there as they are perhaps the most low maintenance window covering out there! Hopefully you have found some answers to any lingering questions you had.