Photo courtesy Louise de Miranda
Photo courtesy Louise de Miranda

Simply White was named the 2016 color of the year by Benjamin Moore, but white is a color that divides people in the remodeling industry. Some believe it to be too boring, but there is a reason this color is so timeless. 

HOUZZ contributor Laura Gaskill shares 10 reasons to embrace white walls. If a client is against using white remind them of the color's benefits:

"White walls look carefree and beachy in summer with seagrass rugs and bright accents, while in winter, the same walls take on the look of a field of snow when paired with twinkle lights and wintry decor. Other hues have their own charms, but none are quite as flexible as white."

To see the other reasons to embrace white walls in your home, head over to HOUZZ. 

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