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Beach Cottage Exterior Transformation in North Carolina

Katie H. was ready to overhaul her beach cottage exterior. But even after finding a contractor and getting the ball rolling on her renovations, she was overwhelmed by the nearly endless paint color combinations she could choose from.  Knowing the exterior of our house needed some serious love, we contracted to have new siding installed ...

Simple Exterior Updates Elevate Colonial Style Home

Kara M. was eager to make some adjustments to the exterior of her colonial style home. While she wasn’t looking for any dramatic overhauls, she wanted to make a few strategic upgrades to transform her exterior. While she had a general idea of what she was looking for, she was struggling to determine how to ...

The Best Types of Siding for Your Home’s Exterior

While paint color has a major impact on the look and feel of your home’s exterior, there’s another important factor that can transform your home: The type of siding you choose. From classic brick to modern metal, there are nearly endless siding options that allow you to upgrade your exterior and bring your dream home ...

Transform Your Home With Vertical Siding: Ideas and Design Examples

Transforming your exterior doesn’t have to be an all-encompassing task that leads to overhauling every aspect of your home. Sometimes, elevating your curb appeal starts with switching up the siding. Our designers know all of the best ways to tap into the potential of vertical siding. From creating illusions of added height to latching on ...

White Siding with Stone for New Build in Virginia

When building his dream home in Virginia, Gary C. had a tough time making decisions regarding paint colors, masonry types, and other elements of his exterior. After discovering brick&batten online, he knew we could help him envision what his home might look like once complete. After learning more about his goals, likes, and dislikes, we ...

Grey Stone Veneer Siding for North Carolina New Build

Linda B. and her husband Rick reached out to us to help them with the exterior design of their new build home in North Carolina. Importantly, their golf course community’s HOA required that at least 50% of their façade was either brick or stone. “I was puzzled on how to incorporate stone into the design ...

Solutions for Woodpecker Damage to Your House

Your home is an investment, and any damage to it — interior or exterior — can wreak havoc on your stress levels and bank account. Woodpecker damage to a house can be a particularly frustrating problem for homeowners because, if not addressed, it can get progressively worse.   The good news is there are several ways ...

Shake Siding: A Deep Dive on Cedar, Vinyl, & More

Siding is one of the most important aspects of a home’s exterior — and shake siding is one of our favorite options. It is durable and has a unique appearance that can enhance the overall look of a home. In this post, we take a closer look at this cladding material, its pros and cons, ...

James Hardie Siding (Hardie Board) 2021 Buyers’ Guide

We all want our home’s siding to help the property come alive. Luckily, James Hardie siding is a tremendous home exterior material that makes any space a vibrant, colorful asset to the neighborhood. If you’re interested in Hardie Board siding, our team at brick&batten is ready to help you make the leap. Our designers love ...