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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 ...

Olive Green Color Siding for Georgia New Build

When building a new home, the decisions to be made are nearly endless. In this often-overwhelming string of choices, one of the most impactful is the home’s exterior color palette. Because your exterior is the first thing both you and your guests see when you arrive, it’s a choice that many homeowners struggle with. Especially ...

The 9 Best Gray Exterior Paint Colors of 2024

It can feel overwhelming to look at all the gray paint colors on the market. The options are incredibly diverse. Luckily, we went through the best gray paint colors for you and narrowed the field down to these best bets for home exteriors. Here are the nine best gray exterior paint colors of 2024. When ...

18 Front Door Ideas That Will Make Your Home Stand Out in 2024

Your front door is your first opportunity to set the tone for your home’s style and personality. Updating it is one of the easiest and fastest ways to make a big impact on your home’s exterior design. Here at brick&batten, our virtual exterior designers use doors in every shape, style, and color to boost curb ...

Our Review of Raccoon Fur by Benjamin Moore

Beloved by brick&batten designers, Raccoon Fur is an eye-catching and versatile hue with striking attributes. Benjamin Moore describes Raccoon Fur as a “slightly lighter black with an alluring hint of inky violet.” It’s a mysterious hue with tons of character. We love that it can easily play off different accent colors to achieve moody and ...

Black Siding Update for Washington Home

After owning her home for 10 years, Margaret D. felt it was time to update its exterior. Margaret discovered us on Instagram and felt we’d be the perfect partner to help her with her home transformation.  Margaret’s new exterior features black siding with lighter accents, plus some modern design elements that come together to achieve the ...

Our Review of Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore

We recently shared our list of the best black and dark gray paint colors for exteriors, and naturally, Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore made the cut. Wrought Iron is a beautiful soft black/dark gray that can add depth and softness to a home exterior. It’s refreshingly versatile and a fantastic option if you’re looking for ...

15 Best Black and Dark Gray Paint Colors for Exteriors

We are seeing more and more clients choose black and dark gray paint colors for their home’s exterior. We couldn’t be more excited about this exterior paint trend. New technology in paint and siding allow for darker colors without fading, and more people are opting for bold, moody color palettes. With that in mind, we ...

8 Dark Color Palette Ideas for Your Home’s Exterior

While white, light gray, and beige are classic colors for home exteriors, a light and bright palette isn’t the only solution. For a distinguished, moody look, consider using a dark color palette for your exterior instead. From true navy to black to charcoal gray, the options are nearly endless.  Discover our favorite dark paint color ...