The brick&batten Blog

Articles by: Allison Vaccaro

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3 Reasons Why Painting in the Fall is a Smart Play

Thinking about painting your home’s exterior this Fall?  To exterior designers like brick&batten, Fall can be the best time to paint the exterior of your house.  Late spring and summer are classic exterior painting months as precipitation is low and warm temperatures.  But how late into Fall or possibly Winter can you take your outdoor ...

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Exterior Grays That Deliver

While beige is making a big comeback when it comes to exteriors, gray is still highly requested.  At brick&batten, we strive to create a timeless design that will still look great a decade from now.  Typically, that requires a warm gray or greige (Gray Beige) to accomplish the task.  Painting is a big investment and ...

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Yep, a Curb Appeal Designer is a Real Thing…and It’s Amazing

Who do you call when you need help with your curb appeal?  An interior designer?  A landscape architect?  Nope…you call us…exterior design experts.  It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to update the exterior and get max curb appeal for your biggest investment.  An exterior designer can save you thousands by helping you select color, ...

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6 Farmhouse Paint Colors with a Modern Twist

Farmhouses come in all colors!  We get asked all the time…”What color should I paint my modern farmhouse?”  We are going to share with you some winners that are tried and tested when it comes to Modern Farmhouses.  Now, each color brings something different to the table…some bring warmth, some bring drama, some are cool, ...

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4 Exterior Home Improvements that Increase Resale Value for 2019

Curb appeal is king when it comes to resale value. That means your home’s exterior needs to be in optimal condition to avoid leaving money on the table in a sale.  By the numbers, 80% of prospective buyers say a homes’ curb appeal is an important (if not the most important) factor in their buying decisions. Even ...