Top exterior colours for 2023

Now that 2023 is here we’re looking forward to embracing all the new year has in store when it comes to design trends. It’s important that the colour of your exterior is one you love, and one that reflects your personal style. However, it’s always a wise idea to take some inspiration from the trends of the time to help inform your decorating choices, and in the following blog post we’ll provide some of our top exterior colours for the year ahead.


Charcoal Grey: Rich charcoal greys will bring style and sophistication to your exteriors. These upgraded neutrals will match essentially any trim colour, so they make for an excellent base shade. Moody and atmospheric, charcoal grey is perfect for those who want a new spin on a tried and true classic. Our Microseal Smooth Masonry range is the perfect option for your exteriors, and our shades Vermont Grey and Slate Grey are the ideal charcoals. Dirt resistant, breathable and waterproof. Our Ultra Smooth Masonry paint uses “Microseal” technology to give unbeatable results. The smooth, creamy, formulation covers large areas fast.



Warm beige: Beiges are also getting a makeover, and trending now towards warmer tones that will bring additional dimension to your exteriors. These beiges are both contemporary and classic, instantly making any surface look rejuvenated and fresh. These beautiful and luminescent shades will brighten the look of your home and look beautiful against the greens of Ireland. Try our shades Cornish Cream, Cotswold Cream, Ivory Stone, and Oatmeal (above) to get this look.


Earthy tones: Earth tones are trending both for interiors and exteriors, and it’s not hard to see why! These beautiful nature-inspired shades are reminiscent of the world around us. From clay and soil to stone and wood, grounding earth shades take inspiration from Mother Earth. Rich and robust, these colours blend beautifully with the Irish greenery. Bitter Chocolate, Brick Red, Terracotta, Stone Harbour, Mid Stone (above), and Riverbank are all excellent options to get this look.


Navy: Deep and alluring, the colour navy is sure to make a statement with its commanding presence. Reminiscent of dark ocean waters or the nighttime sky, this powerful shade never goes out of style. We love Navy paired with a crisp white trim and a bold red door for a classic look that is nicely nautical and certainly timeless. With our Colourmix service, you can choose from up to 30,000 shades to have mixed to your desired Sandtex formulation in minutes. So you can find your perfect navy with ease.


Black: Dark and moody, black exteriors exude confidence. When chosen as a paint colour, black offers an elegance to exteriors that works well with almost any architectural style. Plus, the contrast of black against a green landscape is simply striking. The shade ‘Black’ in our Smooth Masonry Paint will help beautify your exteriors and hide imperfections while keeping your walls protected from the elements for years and years to come.


Who’s ready for an exterior upgrade in 2023? Sandtex has everything you need to create your dream home. Call into your local stockist now!


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