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Home Exterior Painting Tips and Design Ideas

Exterior painting can transform the look of your home and have a significant impact on its curb appeal. A fresh coat of paint can take your façade from dull and dated to eye-catching and contemporary. It can also have financial implications: According to real estate technology company Home Light, painting the exterior of your home ...

8 L Shaped House Design Ideas and Examples

From beautifully framing your front yard to adding balance within the home’s interior wings, an L-shaped house has many benefits. Originally a variation of the typical ranch-style house, the L-shaped alternative gained popularity thanks to its flexibility and functionality.  Whether you are considering building or moving into an L-shaped house or are looking to refresh ...

9 Balcony Ideas for Your Home Exterior

Not only do balconies add to the allure of an exterior, but they’re also perfect for relaxation, entertainment, or simply enjoying a breath of fresh air. Whether you have a compact city balcony or a spacious spot overlooking the countryside, a balcony can enhance your curb appeal. Read on for some of our designers’ favorite ...

10 Homes with Beautiful Wooden Shutters

Shutters were originally made to keep out bad weather, animals, and noise. But today, house shutters can simply be decorative and are often used to add interest, texture, or color to a home’s exterior. Shutters come in a variety of styles and colors and can be made from a wide range of materials. In this ...

Waterfront Property Design Ideas

If you own waterfront property — whether it’s a vacation home or your full-time residence — and you’re considering making some updates to the exterior but aren’t sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. From beach houses overlooking the ocean to cozy cabins on a lake, we’ve designed all sorts of waterfront ...

Black Stucco House Exterior Transformation in California

Kristina A. and her husband live in a historic California beach town. And while many of the homes have the same coastal look, they wanted instead to opt for something a bit bolder: A black stucco house. While she was a bit intimidated by going to the dark side, Kristina knew it would set her ...

Our Review of Extra White by Sherwin Williams

Extra White by Sherwin Williams has become one of our favorite whites to turn to when designing homes. It’s a stunning shade of white that’s never too stark or soft but still brightens a home easily. Our designers have used it on numerous home styles as an accent and central color with incredible results. Keep ...

Designer Tips for a Beautiful House Exterior in 2024

A beautiful house exterior is something most homeowners desire but not all know how to achieve. Some have ideas of various things they could do to make their exterior more attractive but aren’t sure if all the updates will look cohesive. Others are simply unhappy with the look of their home and are unsure of ...

8 Exterior Home Remodeling Ideas to Make Your House Stand Out

From choosing impactful elements to serve as a focal point to infusing your design with unique features, there are plenty of exterior home remodeling ideas to consider if you want to make sure your home leaves a lasting impression. Our designers know how to evaluate homeowners’ design style and goals to make your entire exterior ...