Quite a few of you requested details on the imaging software used in our how-to video, How to Choose Exterior Paint Schemes. Turns out there's more than one brushless way to digitally skin your home in just about any color. In the video, we used the Benjamin Moore software (available for download at a cost of $10) to run zero-commitment color tests. But, here are some other ways you can test any/all of your favorite shades for $0.
- The Valspar/ Lowes Online Painter allows you to test colors by house style (for exteriors) or room (for interiors) on pre-loaded images. You should have no problem finding an image in their library similar to the home or room you wish to test colors for. The site also gives you the option to create an "Idea Notebook" to help with planning.
- The Sherwin-Williams Color Visualizer is a similar tool that allows you to apply their interior and exterior color options to preloaded, generic images. This site also allows you to download the entireRead More »from Test exterior paint colors digitally with low- to no-cost software