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10 Modern Garage Door Examples That Are On-Trend in 2021

These on-trend modern garage door examples are here to inspire you not to overlook this important design element. It’s easy to forget about your garage when considering how to update your home’s exterior design. So many of us think of our garages as merely a place to keep our car and/or store stuff. It’s common ...

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12 Best Sherwin Williams Exterior Paint Colors 2021

After all that we collectively weathered in 2020, the Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors trending this year reflect a renewed interest in our homes as both a place of respite and a way to express ourselves. Many of the popular paint colors we’re seeing for home exteriors fall into the “natural” realm. This can mean ...

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An Honest Review of Alabaster by Sherwin Williams

Alabaster by Sherwin Williams is a soft, warm off-white that our designers love for its versatility. It was named the 2016 Sherwin Williams color of the year, as a nod to “personal solace and revival” – an understated, soothing, peaceful color. But it’s far from trendy. It has staying power and has been a bestseller ...

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An Honest Review of Iron Ore by Sherwin Williams

This just might be the year for a bold move. Embrace some excitement and try on an almost-black exterior for size. When choosing an exterior paint color, something stormy might seem too intense. Here at brick&batten, we’ve seen black exteriors in action, which is why we’ve decided to write an honest review of Iron Ore ...