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3 Questions and Solutions for Choosing the Correct Window Style

I’m sure you’ve driven through communities and noticed homes where the window styles look exactly the same size and shape. I’m also sure you’ve seen those McMansions that include every window style and shape and somehow make them all fit.  Neither one of these scenarios is ideal. At brick&batten, we have found solutions to our ...

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Summer Checklist to Keep Your Home in Tip Top Shape

Summer has started! The birds are chirping, the grass is green, and finally there’s time to complete the summer checklist to keep your home in tip top shape. That means it’s time to spruce up your home with a good cleaning!  If you’re like me, you hop from one job to the other and things ...

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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. ...