Color options for shake siding include earth tones, muted primary colors, rustic shades, pastels and accent colors. Shake siding is available in styles of hand-split, half-rounded, square, octagon and layered bead.
Shake siding earth tones by Smart Styles and CertainTeed include Wheat, Saddle, Clay, Driftwood and Country Beige, while the muted primary color line includes shades such as Regatta, Olive, Lighthouse Red, Denim Blue and Sunrise Yellow. As of 2015, earth tones and muted primary colors are the most popular choices of shake siding for home exteriors.
Rustic shades of shake siding are popular for home exteriors, as well as interior vertical shake paneling for game rooms, dens or offices. Vertical shake paneling is also commonly used in cabins and seasonal homes, and include shades of Autumn Red, Canyon Drift, Deep Moss, Umber and Cedar. Rustic shades are also commonly used on sheds and barns.
Accent colors of shake siding are primarily available for bead board, vertical shake accent lines, shake sheeting and layering. Accent colors are use to separate section of shake siding, or to compliment the main color of shakes used on the exterior of a home, shed or barn. Accent colors include Patriot Red, Cobalt, Equestrian Brown and Pine Green.