Black is Back—Four Reasons Why Black is Perfect for Your Windows

Is your home’s exterior starting to look a bit drab and dated? You can give your home a quick facelift without the expense and inconvenience of a complete paint job by simply painting the window frames. And we’ve already got the perfect color for you—black. That’s right, black is the classic, yet not-so-obvious-choice for windows you’ve been searching for.

Many people may think… Is black too dark for my home’s exterior? Will it overpower my exterior décor? We’ve seen a lot of window painting in our day here at Spray Finshes, and have compiled a list of four reasons why black is the ideal color for your windows.

  1. Black Never Goes Out of Style

Black isn’t some new trend. Whether you’re talking about clothes, cars—or in this case, windows for your home—black will never look out of date. You may be tempted to choose a brighter or currently trendy color, but in a few years, that color may go out of style and you’ll be back to re-painting. In fact, once you see how good your black windows look, you may want to paint the doors, gutters, and other exterior elements to match.

  1. There’s No Need to Worry About Warping

Warping is a common concern among people considering painting their windows or any part of their home’s exterior. Once upon a time anything painted a dark color would attract heat and sunlight, warp or become misshapen, and eventually need to be replaced. That’s why most windows are painted light colors, which reflect sunlight.

However, warping really is a thing of the past. Today’s dark exterior paints are formulated with solar-reflective technology, which enables the painted surface to reflect the sun’s rays, resist excessive heat build-up, and stop warping.

  1. It’s Easy to Maintain

Black windows are easier to maintain than white windows, simply because dirt shows up more easily on white than black. Think about a white car. It always looks dirty, but a black car that may be just as dirty, looks fine. Painting windows black will keep them looking fresh and clean, plus, black windows hide nicks and scratches really well too.

  1. Black Goes With Anything

Just like your black pants, black sweater, or black shoes, black windows go with anything. Whatever your house color is now, whether it’s blue, grey, red, or yellow, black windows will be perfect. Do you have a brick house? Then black windows will give your home a hip, city look that will be the envy of everyone in the neighborhood. Black windows even look good with stucco. You just can’t go wrong with black!

If you’re going to invest in repainting your windows, you want that change to show. Painting the windows black will add curb appeal and a new element of design to your home. Overall, it seems like a great choice in exterior home décor!

Still not sure if black is the right color choice for your home’s windows? Contact Spray Finishes for a consultation. They are experts when it comes to window frame painting. They can answer all of your questions and show you an array of color choices aside from black that you may want to consider. They can even custom match any existing colors you show them as well as major manufacturer’s standard colors.

Spray Finishes, a division of Stone Services, has been in the electrostatic spray painting business since 1938. They specialize in, on-site painting for both residential and commercial properties, and also have a 10,000 square foot shop for large off-site jobs. Spray Finishes’ friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to serve you at any of their five tristate area locations, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Long Island, and Westchester. Contact Spray Finishes today for an estimate on your next painting project.

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