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Exterior home design tools & resources

Need a little direction when it comes to designing your home’s exterior? Our exterior home design tools and resources include fun, interactive quizzes to help you discover your design style, as well as valuable information about home architectural styles. Before you know it, you’ll be on your way to becoming your own house designer!

Quizzes

What's Your Home's Architectural Style?

Modern style home

When remodeling your home's exterior, it's helpful to know your home's architectural style first.

What's Your Preferred Color?

Colorful abstract illustration representing ProVia Design Center's color personality quiz 

What color best represents your personality? Take our quiz to find out!

Which Color Palette Represents You?

A bowl of fresh blueberries

Wondering which home exterior color palette best expresses your personal design style? Take this quiz to find out!

Architectural Styles

Illustration of a craftsman style home featuring ProVia front doors, windows, siding, stone, and roofing

Craftsman

doors windows

  • Occasional wide, overhanging eaves
  • A covered front porch
  • Pillars lining the entry
  • Double hung windows
Illustration of a Colonial home, example of Colonial doors and Colonial windows

Colonial

doors windows

  • Two story, salt-box style home
  • Symmetrical architecture
  • Double hung windows with grids
  • Steep, side-gabled roofs
Illustration of a modern style home featuring ProVia front doors, windows, and manufactured stone
  • Clean lines and geometric shapes
  • Natural materials like wood, stone and exposed concrete
  • Flat or low-pitched gable or shed roof
Illustration of a Victorian style home featuring examples of ProVia's recommendations for Victorian doors, Victorian windows, as well as siding, stone, and roofing for Victorian architecture

Victorian

doors windows

  • Asymmetrical design
  • Large wrap-around porches
  • Ornate decorative trim
  • Towers, turrets and dormers

Literature

Color Lookbook

Browse standard and trending colors for doors and windows.

Color Lookbook

Find inspiration for your next entry door in this design-inspired book.

Designer Collections

Explore complete home exterior color palette ideas.

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