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2019 Home Exterior Color Palettes to Love

Our 2019 home exterior color palettes to love: 2019 has proved to be a year of exciting color palettes which focus on darker shades, blues, and varying whites.  We’ve put together a few of our tried and true paint combinations to share with you. Stop searching through paint samples and picking up those annoying chips ...

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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 ...

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6 Farmhouse Paint Colors with a Modern Twist

Farmhouses come in all colors!  We get asked all the time…”What color should I paint my modern farmhouse?”  We are going to share with you some winners that are tried and tested when it comes to Modern Farmhouses.  Now, each color brings something different to the table…some bring warmth, some bring drama, some are cool, ...

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4 Exterior Home Improvements that Increase Resale Value for 2019

Curb appeal is king when it comes to resale value. That means your home’s exterior needs to be in optimal condition to avoid leaving money on the table in a sale.  By the numbers, 80% of prospective buyers say a homes’ curb appeal is an important (if not the most important) factor in their buying decisions. Even ...

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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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2019 Exterior Paint Favorites from the Benjamin Moore Palette

More than any other forecast that comes out when it comes to color, brick&batten mainly relies on the manufacturers to predict what will be on trend in the coming months and years.  They have the most knowledge when it comes to tools/information to predict what colors we will gravitate toward next. We are always blown ...