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Fiber Cement Siding…Seriously Though…

I guess one blog on siding wasn’t enough for you guys, so I’m back into it again!  This time, from another angle.  Hardie Board siding is increasingly popular and for good reason.  Some of those reasons include: Durability in the face of inclement weather conditions   Wide range of color selections Wide range of textures ...

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SHUT the Front Door

Let’s talk doors.  I know it sounds super boring, but stay with me…it’s kind of awesome and here’s why.  Your front door is where your home opens its proverbial heart to the outside world.  It’s the protective gate keeper and the warm welcome…all wrapped into one big, heavy rectangle.  What a job!  While doors are ...

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Well Played Midcentury Modern…Well Played

  Something so inherently cool and sexy about Midcentury Modern architecture.  They feel effortless in their quest for allowing nature and light to fill their spaces.  A kind of “I woke up like this” attitude…only they really did.  The architecture boasts clean, simple lines and strategically placed windows that allow the natural elements to cascade ...

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Spread the Love

Ease into Spring hosting with these House Love tips. Here are easy ways to create community with your biggest investment. So all month, brick&batten has been talking about ways to show LOVE to your biggest investment.  Your house!  Now, we want to share with you how you spread the love with friends and create community… ...

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It’s the Little Things

While painting the exterior packs a punch in the curb appeal game, it’s the little things that can add up to big style and make or break the exterior of your home.  Things like planters, house numbers, door knockers and even door mats can score big points and add up to a massive curb appeal ...

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Revive Beauty With 2018 Exterior Paint Trends

Looking for the latest home exterior paint trends for 2018? Do you want to create a stylish house exterior that is sure to pop?  We are always in search of colors that inspire, provoke feeling, and draw attention to your home’s architectural qualities and details.  Years of experience and constant research has led us to ...