Exterior Color Schemes: Weathered Gray Roof Recommendations

From oceanside to countryside DaVinci Weathered Gray roof shake is topping off homes with major style . Weathered Gray is a lower contrast option that works well with neutral tones, but can operate in almost any color setting. The lighter roof hue appears weightless and is especially beneficial in warmer climates.

Choosing a color scheme for your home exterior can be exciting but can also feel a bit and overwhelming if you don’t know how to go about it. Over the years, I have helped hundreds of homeowners  to confidently select home exterior colors. Now I want to help you do the same for your home.

I always use my “top down” approach, which starts by looking at the color of the roof. If you follow the same FRESH steps you will be sure to choose a perfect color scheme. Or you can shortcut my process by choosing on of the fabulous exterior color palettes I have put together to work with your roofing colors.


Natural elements are clear in the Weathered Gray color. This makes choosing a main exterior color quite effortless. Select one tone from the Weathered Gray as a main color base. Next, combine colors commonly found in nature to compliment. In this palette: green, blue and gray work simultaneously to add interest and personalize the home.

Weathered Gray Thunder

Tony Taupe 

Painting your homes exterior with a rich color can be daunting. One way to explore this option without fear is to apply this color to the front door. Find neutral colors in DaVinci Weathered Gray shake to use as your main color and a tone that is a bit darker or lighter for trim. Then add color to the front door. Teal is a favorite, but almost any pop of color would work against a neutral canvas.

Weathered Gray Tony Taupe

Nature’s Gift

Adding focus to the main color of your home is also possible using DaVinci Weathered Gray. The warmth of the roof tone plays a great supporting role to a cooler medium blue. Instead of creating a bright contrast with white trim, this palette uses a warm gray trim. This connects the two tones, and allows the darker green accent to draw the eye.

Weathered Gray Nature’s Gift

Friendly Yellow

Weathered Gray can also look appealing in a vibrant coastal setting. While bright colors aren’t for everybody, they are often protocol in ocean side communities. Using any bold color like the yellow tone pictured, blends brilliantly with the warm-toned Weathered Gray roof. Find a fun combination that represents your personal style.

Weathered Gray Friendly Yellow

Bay of Fundy

The rugged and aged appearance of the Weathered Gray shakes works across many styles homes across the country. From light to medium dark homes, this roof can compliment it all. The light pale green in this palette is a conservative main color accented by a cream trim and darker pale green.

Weathered Gray Bay Of Fundy

See what your home would look like with a DaVinci Shake roof in Weathered Gray or one of 49 nature-inspired colors using the Top Down Color™ Visualizer.


**The paint colors used in this article are from Behr, Benjamin Moore, PPG Paints, and Sherwin-Williams. To find out more about any color shown, search online using the color name and number.

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