Aug 18, 2015 12:38 pm
I'm finding that choosing colours is the worst part of building a house!
After months of looking around I've decided I like Grey and white together.
It's a nice contrast without being too in your face like black and white.
(although I'm thinking that colour scheme for my fancy ensuite! )
We're building a steel frame rural house on a dirt road with colourbond exterior.
I'm just after advice from anyone that lives on a dirt road and has white window frames.
Would you do it again? Do they show the dirt a whole lot more than black?
Re: White window frames.. on a dirt road..2
Aug 18, 2015 1:23 pm
For a typical gravel road, I'd expect white to show the dust less than black would, in the same way that it tends to show up less on a white car than a black car. However, with bigger contrasts in the colour scheme, it may overpower the effect of dust more.
Re: White window frames.. on a dirt road..3
Sep 02, 2015 10:42 am
Great colour scheme! I think grey and white for a home absolutely goes together well. When you look at a glance, your white window frames should be alright. However, when you look closely you will of course see dust and dirt on it. If it bothers you, my advice is to wipe your window frames regularly. Black window frames will show more dirt than white ones.
Re: White window frames.. on a dirt road..4
Sep 02, 2015 3:15 pm
Thank you both for your replies! I really appreciate it. I now feel confident in my decision
for Windspray for the walls with Surfmist trims (gutters etc)
Now just wondering if I pay the extra and get Windspray for the roof or stick with zincalume...
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