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Window Grilles: What Pattern Suits My Home’s Style?

Window Grilles are the checkerboard pieces that divide the glass in your window.  Some people refer to window grilles as muntins, grids, and mullions.  Choosing a window style that suits your architecture and purpose is hugely important; however, equally important is the grille chosen to separate the glass.  Windows are considered the eyes of your ...

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3 Questions and Solutions for Choosing the Correct Window Style

I’m sure you’ve driven through communities and noticed homes where the window styles look exactly the same size and shape. I’m also sure you’ve seen those McMansions that include every window style and shape and somehow make them all fit.  Neither one of these scenarios is ideal. At brick&batten, we have found solutions to our ...

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What Is Mid-Century Modern Architecture Anyway?

What is Mid-Century Modern architecture anyway?  Also known as Mid Mod, this architecture is one that evokes a feeling of openness, simple lines, and one with nature.  Built from the 1940’s to 1960’s, mid-century modern homes are becoming increasingly popular again and going for high market value.   What features define mid-century homes? No. 1. ...

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Simple is Beautiful When it Comes to Home Design

Simple is beautiful.  It’s true.  Simple is so beautiful.  I go back to the “Law of Diminishing Returns” and how you reach a point and anything more you add detracts from the beauty.   The same is true for the exterior of your home.  Simple is beautiful.  Something happened in the 90s new construction where ...