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12 Tips for Home Exterior Design in 2019

12 Tips for Home Exterior Design in 2019 We have cultivated some projects and come up with 12 tips to help with your house exterior design.  A beautiful house exterior is just as important, if not more important, than a beautiful interior.  Maybe it’s time to show your house some love with simple changes that ...

Selling and Want Your Home to Make a Great First Impression?

Selling Your Home? Make a Great First Impression. Looking to sell your home and ready to make a great first impression?  Most potential home buyers decide within a matter of seconds if they want to go inside the home for another look.  Therefore, it is imperative your home make a strong first impression.  You want ...

3 Great Links to Jumpstart Curb Appeal

We are constantly perusing the internet for ideas and inspiration that will help our clients maximize curb appeal.  Some things are totally worth time,  energy, and money toward. However, others won’t return on that investment.  Our company, brick&batten,  is always mindful at what delivers!  Landscape, lighting, and front doors are three things that deliver every ...

LIGHT UP Your Life

Your home’s exterior lighting will make or break curb appeal.  Lighting is not only used for security but also adds drama and interest.  Nobody wants to walk up a house that appears dark and unfriendly!  Who knows what lurks behind those overgrown bushes!   As summer nights become warmer, you spend more time outdoors and ...

House Vibes…It’s a Real Thing

Okay…am I alone here?  Does anyone else get serious “house vibes” when they walk in a house…either looking at real estate or visiting someone?  It’s a thing…dead serious.  My family and I have been this way for as long as we can remember. House vibes, it’s a real thing! Ever since riding around with my ...

Choosing Exterior Paint Color Like a Pro

Choosing a paint color can feel as epic as picking a spouse.  It’s like this HUGE, literally huge, decision that stays with you for more than a decade.  A decision that makes its presence known to all who drive by.  “Why the hell would Melinda have gone with that taupe?  I mean I see pink ...

Exterior Lighting for Curb Appeal

Outdoor lighting can be magical when correctly chosen and installed. In our quest for curb appeal, we want to show your house in the best possible LIGHT! Here are a few of the key reasons we use lighting on a property: Security:  A well lit house is far less likely to be targeted. Increase Property ...