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Get Your House Ready for Spring

Spring is right around the corner and it’s time to thinking about getting your house ready. Spending time outdoors is a huge motivation to get to work! That means it’s time for spring cleaning and a checklist to keep you on track. Keeping your home exterior well maintained not only helps its appearance but also ...

8 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Improve Your Curb Appeal

We’ve come up with 8 things you can do this weekend to improve your curb appeal. Some home exterior changes require a dumpster in the driveway and serious contractor bills… or several trips to the hardware store to really confirm you have no idea what’s coming! That said, other changes are simple enough that even ...

Home Exterior Design Tips for 2020

Your home’s exterior is a reflection of you. We’ve come up with a list of home exterior design tips for 2020…what to ditch and do. It is proving to be an exciting time for home exterior design. Basically, simple and low maintenance is a DO, and complicated, excess is time to DITCH. People are spending ...

What is a Home EXTERIOR Designer?

What is a home exterior designer? Simple. Just like an interior designer is an expert on your home’s interior, an exterior designer is an expert on your home’s exterior! We know everything from paint, lighting, doors, awnings, shutters, planters, roof styles, to porticos, home additions, and cladding.  At brick&batten we have experts in every area, ...

Let’s Talk REAL About Curb Appeal

Let’s talk real about curb appeal.  Curb appeal is a real thing and I had any advice it would be this… don’t wait until you absolutely hate your home’s exterior before you make a change.  Then, you’re frustrated, you’re tired, and you just want to forget it or move!  There are simple changes you can ...

20 PRO TIPS From Our Home Exterior Designers

Our brick&batten designers are sent emails every day asking for PRO TIPS and suggestions on home exterior design.  That’s exactly what we do! After hours of traveling, workshops, color classes, seminars, speaking with professionals in the field, research, and AIA certifications, phew… we have compiled a list of our own 20 Pro Tips from our ...

House Makeovers and How to Get the Look

So you’re interested in house makeovers and how to get the look… We are asked time and time again about our house makeovers and how to get the magazine look at home… What color paint is that?  Where can I get those lights?  Do you recommend a metal awning over my porch?  What’s the deal ...