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14 Gorgeous Houses with Dormer Windows

While we specialize in transforming home exteriors, there are a few exterior design elements that also transform the interior of the home. Dormer windows are the gift that keeps on giving. As a highly functional design element, dormer windows provide curb appeal, increase natural light and space inside the home, and in some cases can ...

Timeless Traditional Style House Update in Maryland

Amanda M. had an idea of the changes she wanted to make to her traditional style house but was having a hard time visualizing her desired updates. After an Internet search she hoped would provide her with some inspiration, Amanda found brick&batten and fell in love with some of our before and after photos.  Now ...

8 Cottage Style Homes with Gorgeous Exteriors

Cottage homes come in many different styles and often borrow architectural elements from other home types, such as Tudors and Cape Cods. Additionally, they can be found all throughout the United States and were named the most popular home style in the country in a recent HomeAdvisor powered by Angi study. While their appearances might vary, ...

Our Review of Snowbound by Sherwin Williams

We’ve reviewed numerous white paint colors for home exteriors, and now the spotlight is on Snowbound by Sherwin Williams. Our design experts have used this beautiful white many times for client’s home transformations. We love it so much it was even included in our list of Best Sherwin Williams Exterior Colors of 2021. Keep reading ...

Modern Farmhouse Facelift in Ohio

After purchasing their Ohio home, Amanda M. and her husband knew the exterior needed a fresh look, but struggled to visualize possibilities and finalize plans to move forward with the project. Nervous about making costly decisions they would later regret, Amanda decided it was best to partner with the professionals at brick&batten. About a year ...

Modern Black and White Ranch House Update

Steven G.’s mid-century ranch-style home was in need of a modern update, so he enlisted brick&batten to help.  While he can’t remember how he found us — probably via social media, he noted — Steven said once he saw examples of our designs on our website, he knew he’d found the perfect partner to help ...

5 Curb Appeal Ideas for Increasing Your Property Value

Curb appeal and real estate go hand in hand, especially when it comes to selling your home at top dollar. First impressions matter to prospective buyers, and selling quickly (and for a good price) will matter to you. So, before you list your home on the market, take the time to make some improvements to ...

Off-White Paint for a Brick Home in Florida

Warm vs. cool, bright vs. soft — when it comes to white paint colors, the options are seemingly endless. Katie S., who lives in Florida, knew she wanted a creamy off-white paint color for the exterior of her brick home but needed help selecting the perfect shade.  After she discovered brick&batten on Pinterest, she enlisted ...

Eldorado Stone, Cultured Stone, & DaVinci Roofscapes

A fresh coat of paint can truly transform a property — but it isn’t the only way to boost your curb appeal. From adding eye-catching stone siding to replacing your weathered roof, there are countless other ways to enhance your exterior design.  When we incorporate architectural stone veneer or a new roofscape into our designs, we ...