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Window Coverings: Yes, We Can See Them From Your Home’s Exterior

Window coverings: Yes, we can see them from your home’s exterior, which is why they are extremely important for curb appeal! Windows… at brick&batten, we receive questions everyday about window style as well as window coverings.  Windows are a huge part of your street presence. If your windows are in need of repair, or incorrect ...


What’s the Difference Between Muntin vs. Mullion?

Muntin and mullion–No they aren’t culinary or even scientific terms. They are architectural jargon, and as a homeowner, it’s important to understand the differences between muntin vs. mullion, especially if you’re tackling an exterior redesign project. Both of these exterior elements part of window and door systems, but they are quite different from one another, ...


Window Labels: What You Need to Know

Energy Performance Labels: What You Need To Know I know you’ve seen those weird blue window labels that just get peeled off with no thought.  Those window labels give important information and things you need to know! If you’re building a new home or remodeling your existing one, sooner or later you’ll probably need to ...


Window Grilles: What Pattern Suits My Home’s Style?

Window Grilles are the checkerboard pieces that divide the glass in your window.  Some people refer to window grilles as muntins, grids, and mullions.  Choosing a window style that suits your architecture and purpose is hugely important; however, equally important is the grille chosen to separate the glass.  Windows are considered the eyes of your ...