December 6, 2019

Once you are ready to renovate your home exteriors, the first thing you need to do after deciding which contractor to work with is to familiarize yourself with the jargon commonly used among builders. This way you will be able to talk more informatively with your contractors and wouldn’t feel left in the dark whenever they start rambling on with the plans of...

November 16, 2019

With the changing of seasons, be sure to take advantage of fall’s temperatures by preparing your home’s exterior for winter. Don’t get too caught up with sprucing your home’s entrance that you fail to check whatever is needed to repair and maintain your house to prepare (and fight) against the cold of winter.

We have prepared a basic maintenance checklist for...

November 2, 2019

Let’s face it. When deciding for a color for your home exterior, not once will black ever cross your mind, right? You might consider using it as an accent or trim, but to use it for the whole house? Never. The black hue is still much less common than white or other soft, neutral tones on the exteriors of homes.

However, with the advent of Instagram, Houzz, an...

September 30, 2019

Whether you are choosing prefinished siding like HardieBoard ColorPlus options, or you’re planning on going with custom paint colors, deciding on a color scheme for your home exterior can be a daunting and overwhelming task. There are many available color options for exterior siding and paint, and it isn’t always easy to know what colors will look great on y...

August 25, 2019

Wood remains a popular option for a house’s siding exterior. There are many factors to consider when choosing siding, but wood is a classic and enduring, traditional yet contemporary choice.

When choosing wood for your siding, there are many options to consider, including type, profile, finish, and maintenance:

Pine:

  • Generally less expensive than other typ...

August 8, 2019

Color is a major part of your home's exterior. It plays a huge part in curb appeal and your home’s first impression. We explored some exterior color combinations for you to see in a previous post and we also have given you tips on how to narrow down your color choices.

We decided to put a spotlight on the color blue and feature houses with the shade using fib...

July 18, 2019

Committing to a color for your home exterior is quite the commitment - so we can imagine the challenge (not to mention, the stress) it can take. We have given out tips to narrow down color choices for your home’s exterior and you can further find some top 2019 home color trends at Spruce but we missed out on one thing - giving you examples of gorgeous color...

July 4, 2019

In our previous post, we have featured the JamesHardie HardiePanel vertical siding boards that are famous for the board and batten look of the farmhouse trend these days and discussed its advantages.