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2019 Home Exterior Color Palettes to Love

Our 2019 home exterior color palettes to love: 2019 has proved to be a year of exciting color palettes which focus on darker shades, blues, and varying whites.  We’ve put together a few of our tried and true paint combinations to share with you. Stop searching through paint samples and picking up those annoying chips ...

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Advice on Gutters and Gutter Guards

Gutters….gutters…gutters… After researching my own issues I want to share some advice on gutters and gutter guards.  I hate talking about them because they are such a thing! However, a necessary thing, that, when installed and maintained correctly, will save your house from serious water and foundation issues. Recently, we bought a house in the ...

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Questions Answered About Home Exterior Siding

Are you considering replacing your home exterior siding? We’ve got your questions answered! It’s a huge project emotionally and financially. That said, our brick&batten experts have some advice to help you make an informed decision before you go ripping off your home’s cladding. Question 1 //  Do I really need new siding? An option to ...

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What Is Mid-Century Modern Architecture Anyway?

What is Mid-Century Modern architecture anyway?  Also known as Mid Mod, this architecture is one that evokes a feeling of openness, simple lines, and one with nature.  Built from the 1940’s to 1960’s, mid-century modern homes are becoming increasingly popular again and going for high market value.   What features define mid-century homes? No. 1. ...