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Stone Exterior Adds Color, Accent, and Style to a Home

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Stone, whether natural or veneer, is a popular way to add texture, pattern and interest to a home’s exterior. But have you ever thought of using stone details as a jumping-off point for a home’s exterior color palette? Maybe you should.

Since stone has a natural aesthetic, color schemes derived from it tend to be easy and noncoerced. Whether neutral or colorful, these schemes can work on nearly any style of home. Take color cues from the stones themselves or from grout. Restrict your palette to two or three colors for a polished effect. Use contrasting trim to offset architectural details. Continue reading

Tile Trends and Tips from an Insider

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Recently, the Design Build Pros met with Nanci McCarthy to discuss a few projects currently in design and development. We took the opportunity to ask her a few questions. Nanci, one of our favorite Trade Partners, is the Branch Manager for Best Tile. Best Tile has been providing tile material, accessories, and supplies to homeowners and trades people for 50 years. They have showroom locations from Vermont to North Carolina.

DBPros: What is the newest, hottest trend in tile? Continue reading