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New Siding for House in Minnesota Transforms Curb Appeal

When Michele W. realized that her stucco home needed renovations due to mold issues, she wasn’t sure where to start. She knew she wanted to upgrade her house with new low-maintenance siding. She also knew, however, that she wanted to use this renovation as an opportunity to update her exterior to be more in line ...

Our Review of Greenblack by Sherwin Williams

Greenblack by Sherwin Williams is a gorgeous deep black with a hint of velvety green. If you want to boost the curb appeal of your home significantly, this striking color might be just the ticket. We’ve applied it to many home styles and textures with fabulous results, particularly homes nestled in nature. To learn more ...

Home Exterior Painting Tips and Design Ideas

Exterior painting can transform the look of your home and have a significant impact on its curb appeal. A fresh coat of paint can take your façade from dull and dated to eye-catching and contemporary. It can also have financial implications: According to real estate technology company Home Light, painting the exterior of your home ...

8 L Shaped House Design Ideas and Examples

From beautifully framing your front yard to adding balance within the home’s interior wings, an L-shaped house has many benefits. Originally a variation of the typical ranch-style house, the L-shaped alternative gained popularity thanks to its flexibility and functionality.  Whether you are considering building or moving into an L-shaped house or are looking to refresh ...

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 ...

Our Review of Extra White by Sherwin Williams

Extra White by Sherwin Williams has become one of our favorite whites to turn to when designing homes. It’s a stunning shade of white that’s never too stark or soft but still brightens a home easily. Our designers have used it on numerous home styles as an accent and central color with incredible results. Keep ...

Beach Cottage Exterior Transformation in North Carolina

Katie H. was ready to overhaul her beach cottage exterior. But even after finding a contractor and getting the ball rolling on her renovations, she was overwhelmed by the nearly endless paint color combinations she could choose from.  Knowing the exterior of our house needed some serious love, we contracted to have new siding installed ...

Our Review of October Mist by Benjamin Moore

Green exterior paint colors have been trending for a few years now — and for good reason. They connect us to nature, anchoring our home with a sense of calm and peace. October Mist by Benjamin Moore is no different. A light sage green reminiscent of flower stems, according to Benjamin Moore, October Mist is ...