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Exterior Home Trends for 2023

There are a lot of design elements to choose from when designing your home’s exterior. Your perfect home exterior should reflect your taste and lifestyle but not be so modern or unique that it easily becomes dated. Below are some of the hottest exterior home trends for 2023 that will have your custom home looking fresh for years to come.


Mixing materials is an easy way to create depth and visual interest on your home’s exterior. Use wood, stone, or brick mixed with shingles or siding to create a wow factor to the front of your home. Mix multiple materials for an industrial-style look. Consider accenting it with a metal roof and copper gutters!


Create an airy feeling inside with large windows that let in light and bring the outdoors inside. Choose a window that is also functional to get more air and ventilation in your home. A bold, clean line and black frame might work best for you as they are more energy ecient and tend to be more durable over time.


One new trend in 2023 is color-blocking. This allows you to use some darker, moody colors in sections without committing to painting your whole home dark. Soft whites and earth tones help create a warm and cozy vibe that is more connected to nature. If you want something neutral that will last years, grey is always the way to go.


Having a green home that is energy ecient can apply to your exterior as well. Keep your energy usage low with solar panels or use bamboo and cork products in your home design. Don’t forget to make your yard and landscaping sustainable with low-maintenance plants that require less watering!

Outdoor Rooms

Extend your home’s living areas to your outdoor space! Use similar materials and colors to make it feel like the interior flows right into the exterior. Include a folding glass wall that opens your interior to the outdoors, and don’t forget to personalize the space with what fits your needs. Create an outdoor kitchen, living area with a fireplace, or your own greenhouse with a watering station – the possibilities are endless!

Our experienced team can help you design the home of your dreams! Contact us to learn more about building your dream home. Call Paul Gray Homes today at 316-990-0000!