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How to Incorporate a Plunge Pool into Your Exterior Design

As the popularity of plunge pools continues to surge, more and more homeowners are adding these compact pools to their design desires. Still, from the placement to landscaping, there are a lot of little details to consider. If you’ve been yearning for this type of pool, our designers can help impactfully incorporate one into your ...

10 Garage Design Ideas to Elevate Your Home Exterior

Garages often get overlooked during the renovation process with areas like the main entrance typically taking center stage. But a well-designed garage can offer as much of a curb appeal boost as the perfect color palette or an inviting front porch. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorite garage design ...

10 Driveway Landscape Ideas for Maximum Curb Appeal

When it comes to curb appeal, your driveway is one of the first opportunities you have to make a statement. And landscaping is one of the most reliable ways to add to your driveway’s aesthetic. Our designers know all of the best driveway landscape ideas to elevate any home exterior. From the materials we use ...

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 ...

10 Glass Front Door Ideas We Love

A glass front door is an excellent way to allow natural light into your home while simultaneously elevating your curb appeal. Beyond being the portal to your home, glass front doors serve as statement pieces that connect style and functionality. Because of their versatility and aesthetic appeal, we love using glass front doors in our ...

How to Select the Best Door Awning for Your Entry

Have you ever fumbled to find the key to your front door and it suddenly started to rain? A door awning is an excellent way to shield your entrance from the elements and prevent weather-related damage to your front door. Door awnings also create a welcoming and aesthetically pleasing entrance, enhancing curb appeal. These elements ...