For this reason, we wanted to take a look at some of the biggest home exterior design trends for 2019. As you’ll see below, there are some big ones that could very well change the entire look and feel of your home. In addition to those 15 big trends, we’re also going to take a look at a few trends from days gone by that are definitely on their way out.
So, if you’ve been thinking that your home’s exterior needs a bit of an upgrade, then you’ve come to the right place. These home exterior trends for 2019 are totally cool, and each of them is something that just might give your home the transformation that you’ve so badly wanted.
1. Heading Out: Vinyl Siding
Sure, it’s low-maintenance, which is always nice… But, today’s home buyer wants to feel the luxury of their home’s materials.
2. Arts and Crafts Detailing
For this reason, we’re seeing a lot more home exteriors that are featuring ornate detailing, and particularly arts-and-crafts touches.
3. Natural Stone and Brick
Likewise, there’s definitely a move toward home exteriors that feature ample stone and brick facades.
4. Heading Out: Understated Entrances
Curb appeal is huge these days. That’s why no-frills entrances are definitely, well, hitting the curb!
5. Grand Entrances
Instead, homeowners are finding different ways to accentuate the façade around the front doors – and typically doing something special beyond the threshold.
6. Copper Gutters
In terms of updating the exterior for curb appeal, people are now opting for more luxurious gutter materials, most particularly copper.
7. Unique Fences
Good fences make good neighbors, they say. That’s why many homeowners are installing unique, statement fences around their properties.
8. Heading Out: Red Front Door
The red front door is a trend as old as time when it comes to home exteriors… And it’s on the way out.
9. Glass and Iron Front Doors
In it’s place, you’re seeing a lot of homeowners opting for glass and iron front doors, which let in a lot more light.
10. Dutch Doors
Likewise, expect to see Dutch doors catching on in a bid way. They’re absolutely ideal once the weather gets warmer.
11. Statement House Numbers
Another thing that really makes a house feel like a home are numbers on the door or beside it that are totally eye-catching.
12. No-Fuss Landscaping
Gone are the days of overgrown shrubs and gardens in the front yard. It’s just too cluttered looking!
And besides, more and more homes are having to become eco-friendly by design, and this definitely starts with minimalist front yards.
14. Heading Out: Bright Colors
We’ve already talked about how stone and brick are going to be huge, and this definitely means that bright house colors are on their way out.
15. Muted and Subdued Tones
When not opting for stone and brick, though, homeowners are reaching for darker colors, from maroon to brown and dark greens.
16. Off-White Color Scheme
If you don’t want to go that route, though, you can definitely follow the trend toward off-white color schemes, which ooze luxury.
17. Transom Windows
More natural light is a great thing for a home. Transom windows provide that, while also providing ventilation and curb appeal.
18. Picture Windows
Likewise, you’re seeing more and more homes with big picture windows. This definitely follows the trend toward more contemporary architectural designs.
19. Heading Out: Cement Walkways
Nowadays, having a simple cement walkway leading up to the front door simply doesn’t cut it!
20. Paving Stone Walkways
Instead, you’re seeing homeowners do very interesting things with materials like paving stones for their walkways.