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10 Modern Garage Door Examples That Are On-Trend in 2021

These on-trend modern garage door examples are here to inspire you not to overlook this important design element. It’s easy to forget about your garage when considering how to update your home’s exterior design. So many of us think of our garages as merely a place to keep our car and/or store stuff. It’s common ...

How To Find the Right Garage Door For Your Home’s Style

Choosing the right garage door for your home’s style is a huge decision.  It’s a decision that can significantly improve or demolish your curb appeal, as well as the value of your home.  Some front load garages take up nearly half your home’s facade. That said, it should be beautiful, safe, functional, and appropriate for ...

6 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Garage Door

We use 6 tips for choosing the perfect garage door for your home’s style. There are considerations to think about when selecting a garage for your home. Many homeowners are faced with a garage dilemma.  You want curb appeal but also don’t want to spend the money on a custom garage. We are always searching ...

Does a Carriage Style Garage Door Suit My Home?

Carriage style garage doors have become increasingly popular and we can definitely see why…but they don’t suit every home’s style.  Standing the test of time, they were around before cars and the traditional garages we see today.  When people used horse and carriage to travel place to place they needed a barn type structure for ...

6 Exterior Improvements to Crush Curb Appeal

6 Exterior Home Improvements to Crush Curb Appeal When dreaming about your home’s curb appeal, you can never go wrong planning improvements for your home’s exterior.  Yes, exterior home improvements yield the greatest return on investment.  Yes, passerby’s spend 3 seconds determining if your home is worthy of a second glance.  Yes, perusing Pinterest and ...

You Asked. We Answered: Trending brick&batten Questions.

Everyday we are asked questions about how to maximize curb appeal to help annoying house issues.  What you thought you liked 10 years ago or driving around a new neighborhood is suddenly becoming overused or dated.  You asked.  We answered.  #1.  Clients are asking, “What will my home look like if I make my porch ...

WTFrontloader

The dreaded front loader!  Yep…the dreaded garage that takes up roughly 35% of the front of your kick ass house.  Whether it’s steel, aluminum, wood or some other material…anything that  owns that much store front, should look great.  Not all budgets are the same and not all homes need to be investing in custom wood ...