Few People Know The Real Reason Porch Ceilings In West Virginia Are Painted Haint Blue In Color

Raise your hand if your porch ceiling is painted light blue. Welcome to West Virginia, where a light blue front porch ceiling is a common feature of many homes around the state, especially older ones. Actually, though, such a home decor tradition is much more widespread than just here in West Virginia.

So no matter the reason for your choice, you really can’t go wrong with a haint blue porch ceiling! Do you have one on your current home? How about some of the places you’ve lived in the past? If you love learning about West Virginia traditions, here’s a list of New Year traditions that you might find interesting as well. It’s never too early to start planning for January 1!