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Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Peppercorn

Dark exterior paint colors are growing in popularity, and Sherwin Williams’ Peppercorn is one of our favorites. This dark gray neutral tone can add a dramatic touch to any home design. In this review, we highlight paint color pairings and recommended applications for Peppercorn, dive into the technical specs of the shade, and more. Wondering ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise

Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise is a mid-range, complex neutral that we expect to see a lot more of this year. The greige shade made our list of the 17 best exterior house colors of 2022 and the 13 best Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors for 2022. In this review of Sherwin Williams’ Porpoise, we cover the ...

Our Favorite Green Exterior House Colors

When it comes to exterior paint colors, green is growing in popularity. In fact, several of the shades on our list of the best exterior house colors of 2022 were green. From earth tones and nature-inspired hues to dark, saturated shades, green exterior paint color options are seemingly endless. Keep reading to learn more about ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox

Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox is a deep, complex neutral paint color. This saturated shade is versatile and striking and made our list of the top exterior house colors of 2022. In this review of Sherwin Williams’ Black Fox, we highlight the technical specs of this shade, paint color pairing ideas, best applications, and other helpful ...

Our Review of Manchester Tan by Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore’s Manchester Tan is a soft, muted neutral light tan paint color with khaki undertones that made our list of the best Benjamin Moore paint colors for 2022. Our designers use this color on a variety of home styles and building materials. This paint color review invites you to take a closer look at ...

15 Painted Brick Houses with Before and After Photos

Painting brick is a tried and true way of updating your home’s exterior without replacing the masonry. While some brick styles have stood the test of time, others have become dated more quickly. Moreover, many homeowners prefer a solid field color for their home as compared to the natural variety of brick. If you’re considering ...

16 White Brick House Ideas

At brick&batten, we have been giving recommendations about painting brick homes for years. Not everyone is a fan, which we get, but painting your brick façade can be a budget-friendly way to make a major exterior upgrade. In particular, the white brick house has been trending for years and remains popular with our clients and ...

Our Review of Benjamin Moore’s Rockport Gray

Benjamin Moore Rockport Gray is one of our go-to warm neutral exterior paint colors. While it has ‘gray’ in the name, we’d actually classify it as more of a greige (gray-meets-beige). Dig into this paint color review for Rockport Gray’s technical specs, how our exterior designers like using it, paint colors and materials that we ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Alpaca

Sherwin Williams’ Alpaca is a stunning warm greige with taupe undertones that made our list of the best Sherwin Williams paint colors for 2022. Our designers use this color on all different home styles. This paint color review dives into the technical specs of Alpaca, how we’ve used the color in exterior design, ideal paint ...