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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 ...

White-Painted Brick House: Before & After

If you’re looking for white-painted brick house inspiration, there’s no better place to start than with someone who’s already made the leap. Pam in Austin, Texas, got her brick&batten design in July 2021 and recently reached out to us with photos of her updated exterior. Read on for her story! From white brick houses to ...

The Best Greige Paint Colors for Exteriors

50 shades of gray is an understatement. The popular hue encompasses a broad spectrum and even spawned greige — one of our favorite neutral paint color families. These gray-meets-beige tones are more dynamic than a standard gray or tan. Complex undertones can make them read differently depending on factors like sunlight and color pairings. Because ...

Curb Appeal Before and After: One Client’s Story

We’re excited to share this actual curb appeal before and after from one of our clients with all of you. Mary reached out to us looking for a way to visualize updates to the exterior of her historic home. Now that she’s completed her curb appeal renovations, she’s been kind enough to share her story ...

Our Favorite Green Exterior House Colors

When it comes to exterior paint colors, green is growing in popularity. In fact, several of the shades on our list of the best exterior house colors of 2022 were green. From earth tones and nature-inspired hues to dark, saturated shades, green exterior paint color options are seemingly endless. Keep reading to learn more about ...

Our Review of Manchester Tan by Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore’s Manchester Tan is a soft, muted neutral light tan paint color with khaki undertones that made our list of the best Benjamin Moore paint colors for 2022. Our designers use this color on a variety of home styles and building materials. This paint color review invites you to take a closer look at ...

16 White Brick House Ideas

At brick&batten, we have been giving recommendations about painting brick homes for years. Not everyone is a fan, which we get, but painting your brick façade can be a budget-friendly way to make a major exterior upgrade. In particular, the white brick house has been trending for years and remains popular with our clients and ...

Our Review of Benjamin Moore’s Rockport Gray

Benjamin Moore Rockport Gray is one of our go-to warm neutral exterior paint colors. While it has ‘gray’ in the name, we’d actually classify it as more of a greige (gray-meets-beige). Dig into this paint color review for Rockport Gray’s technical specs, how our exterior designers like using it, paint colors and materials that we ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Alpaca

Sherwin Williams’ Alpaca is a stunning warm greige with taupe undertones that made our list of the best Sherwin Williams paint colors for 2022. Our designers use this color on all different home styles. This paint color review dives into the technical specs of Alpaca, how we’ve used the color in exterior design, ideal paint ...