Yeah. We did not like the colors. And apparently other people didn't either because it was built a year ago and took a long time to sell (we were told we were the 6th ones to have it under contract). I'm sure the others didn't back out because of the colors, but it was a hard sell. And I know the colors certainly didn't help.
Originally we thought we could paint it. We knew if we painted the trim white and changed the door and shutter colors, it would make a big difference.
After we painted the ceiling and a wall inside the house, we realized the outside job was WAY above our abilities and it would take us a loooong time to get it done. My dad is the bishop of a single's ward and suggested someone who used to be in his ward who is a painter. We had him come out with his dad, who's also a painter, and they bid out the job.
It was the first bid we had, but we were pretty sure after talking to a few people that it was a steal of a deal. So we hired them and it was mainly the dad who came out to paint over the course of about 3 weeks or so.
A close up of the left side
Before and after. Isn't the difference amazing?! We love it! It was so worth the money and so worth it to have someone else do it who had the equipment and know how!
Now for some grass....coming up next spring!