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Victorian Style House Design Tips for Maximum Curb Appeal

Steeped in history and characterized by intricate details, Victorian style homes boast a timeless charm that captivates the eye. These architectural gems, popularized during the reign of Queen Victoria during the 19th century, spark effortless enchantment with their ornate façades and whimsical flair. If you own a Victorian style house, you understand the balance of ...

8 Modern Victorian House Exterior Updates

The phrase ‘modern Victorian house’ may sound counterintuitive, but we want you to keep an open mind when you peruse these updates. It’s possible to renovate your historic home to be practical for today’s lifestyle while also maintaining the charm of the era. And, in this article, we’ll show you some ideas as to how. ...

10 Modern Gutter Styles & Downspouts That Are Just Beautiful

Gutters and downspouts aren’t just a necessary part of a home’s weatherproofing, they can also set the tone for your exterior design. Gutters collect the water, while downspouts divert water away from your home’s foundation, reducing the risk of flooding, leaks, mold and erosion. Although all gutters serve the same functional purpose, they come in ...

Window and Door Designs to Match Your Home

With the McMansion trend coming to a screeching halt, our brick&batten designers are swarmed with questions about how to match the right window and door styles to their home. To match correctly, it requires a bit of knowledge about your home’s style, trends, likes and dislikes. That said, your doors and windows are essential to the ...