In Montana Different Porch Light Colors Represent Different Meanings

When you buy a home, one of the best things about it is that you can do what you want with it, and no one can tell you no.

With humans being unique creatures, it is fun to drive around Montana and see what each home owner has done to show what makes them different from their neighbors.

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7 Different Colors Can Be Found On Montana Porches

While most people would think of a paint job or perhaps some landscaping as a way to show off a bit of your personality, using different colored porch lights is another way to signal to people what makes you, well, you.

Each different color represents a different group or organization of people that the homeowner supports. The nice thing about the colored porch lights is that they are subtle and almost a bit of a wink and a nod to those who know and understand the meaning behind the colors.

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Together Let's See What Each Color Porch Light Means

As more and more people decide to use a colored porch light, I would wager money that we'll soon have to update this list and add more colors for more groups and organizations.

After checking out the gallery below and seeing what each color supports or represents, perhaps you will make the choice to move to a colored porch light.

7 Porch Light Colors to Watch Out For and Their Meaning

Porchlight colors have different meanings and symbolism that vary from place to place and from person to person. People use different porch light colors to signify or symbolize various things such as to convey a message, create a certain mood, or commemorate a special occasion or event. Understanding the meaning behind these different colors can give you an insight into the purpose of these lights, whether they're signaling for help, supporting a cause, or celebrating a holiday.

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