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An Honest Review of Iron Ore by Sherwin Williams

This just might be the year for a bold move. Embrace some excitement and try on an almost-black exterior for size. When choosing an exterior paint color, something stormy might seem too intense. Here at brick&batten, we’ve seen black exteriors in action, which is why we’ve decided to write an honest review of Iron Ore ...

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Prepare for 2019: 6 Exterior Design Trends on the Way OUT

NOW is an excellent time to do some home exterior improvements; however, be sure you’re doing improvements that add value to your greatest investment.  Don’t fall victim to these home exterior design trends that are on the way OUT!   1. WIMPY COLUMNS: Small wimpy columns are way OUT! They don’t look as though they ...

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Three 2018 Paint Color Trends We Are Loving & One Prediction for 2019

What are the three house exterior paint colors we are loving and a prediction for 2019?  Darks, whites, and grays keep returning in full force!  Dredging through showrooms, open houses, magazines, and trade shows, we become part mind reader, psychologist, and researcher.  We learn from experts in the field and sort through the nonsense.  Finally, ...