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16 Stunning Porch Awnings with Before & After Photos

We’re big fans of outdoor living here at brick&batten. One of the best ways to get some outdoor livable square footage for you and your family to enjoy is to add a porch awning to your home’s exterior design. Porch awning updates can range from simple and straightforward to structural and statement. They can be ...

9 Lovely Exterior Design Ideas & Photos for the Back of Your Home

While neighbors and strangers see your home’s curb appeal, it’s your friends and family who admire your home’s back exterior. As experts in home exterior design, we believe you and the people closest to you deserve a stunning view to take in during intimate gatherings. Check out these 9 lovely exterior design ideas and photos for ...

Screened-In or Not: Porch Ideas You Wish You Thought Of

Screened-in or not, these are porch ideas you wish you thought of. Screened-in porches have many benefits. You get to enjoy the sense of being outside without dealing with pesky bugs that aren’t afraid of your citronella candle. That said, some people opt to open up their screen and create more of an outdoor space. ...

12 Small Front Porch Ideas That Make a Big Difference

Small front porches can be just as impactful as large front porches when it comes to stepping up curb appeal game. Learn how to get the most out of these architectural elements with our favorite small front porch ideas. At brick&batten, we know how to make the most out of a small porch situation. We’ll ...

Exterior Home Trends Coming Your Way in 2020

Over the past few months our designers at brick&batten have done a lot of traveling, interviewing, workshop attending, color studying, and interviewing of experts to discover home exterior home trends coming your way in 2020.  We’ve found some interesting creative ideas headed down the pipeline. #1.  Beautiful Garage Doors In many home communities garages are ...

10 Patio Trends: 8 are HOT and 2 are NOT

10 Patio Trends: 8 are HOT and 2 are NOT Have you been dreaming of creating that beautiful patio design that welcomes guests, keeps family outside, and is comfortable enough to just relax?  It has never been easier! Our brick&batten designers have compiled 10 patio trends… find out what 8 are HOT and what 2 ...

14 Curb Appeal Tips From the brick&batten Pros

14 Curb Appeal Tips From the brick&batten Pros A beautiful home exterior can make or break curb appeal.  We asked our professionals their top curb appeal tips and some are so simple we had to share! Whether you’re selling your home, moving into a fixer upper and need ideas, or just want to love your ...