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Need Help Choosing Siding Colors? Try One of These Tools

Color doesn’t have to be complicated. If you’re working on a home renovation or looking for ideas for an upcoming exterior remodel, there are many interactive design tools that can help you create and customize your home’s exterior. Check out these tools that can be used as a siding color visualizer.

ColorSnap® Paint Color App

Ever wished you could find just that shade of sky, or fallen in love with the color of another home? Now there’s an innovative app to help you find the paint shades you love. The ColorSnap® Visualizer from Sherwin-Williams allows you to use your phone to match a photo to one of the 1,500 paint colors in the Sherwin Williams collection. Simply take a picture, tap anywhere on the photo and drag to find the matching Sherwin-Williams paint color. You can also save color selections, see coordinating and similar colors, create custom palettes, and share the results with your remodeler. The ColorSnap Visualizer is available for both iPhone and Android.

ColorSmart by BEHR® Mobile App

The ColorSmart by BEHR® mobile app is an easy and convenient way to find, coordinate and preview a BEHR paint color for all of your paint projects. To use it as an exterior house color visualizer, simply take a photo, then match the photo to a BEHR color with the in-app photo-match tool. You can review, match and coordinate colors “on the go,” as well as save colors, calculations and store locations. Projects can even be shared to a Facebook or Twitter account. ColorSmart by BEHR is available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

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Let an LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor help you with all of your siding needs. Bring your selections from an exterior house color visualizer, and your contractor can assist you with finding the right siding profile from LP’s innovative line of engineered wood siding products. If you simply need a paint touch-up, your Preferred Contractor can help match your existing siding color. Find a remodeler in your area.

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