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5 Exterior Details to Make Your Home Stand Out

By | 2019-02-26T18:43:31-06:00 February 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Is your Nashville home basic? Unremarkable? A little blah? We get it. And when it comes to elevating the exterior of your home, we're here to help. Check out our five top recommendations for upgrading and beautifying your home's exterior.  A Three-Color Scheme Most homes incorporate a two-color scheme on [...]

The Psychology of Wall Color

By | 2019-02-23T17:08:58-06:00 February 23rd, 2019|Creative, Design, Home Improvement, Nashville Remodeling, Painting|

When it comes to our homes, many of us are terrified of color. After all, a bright wall color feels like a huge commitment--one that can become an eyesore in an otherwise gorgeous house. Color has an impact on how a space feels, and how we react to it. It [...]

5 Renovation Tips for Small Bathrooms

By | 2019-02-17T20:43:31-06:00 February 18th, 2019|Bath Remodeling, Creative, Design|

Even when you live in a large home, there always seems to be one bathroom that's a little on the small side. For homes that are actually small, cramped bathrooms can be a real drawback. Stratton Exteriors has years of experience helping homeowners make big improvements to small bathroom. If [...]

5 Ideas for Tearing Down Walls

By | 2019-02-11T21:56:42-06:00 February 11th, 2019|Creative, Design|

It's been over 20 years since the Dixie Chicks' ode to "Wide Open Spaces" but the trend of taking down walls is stronger than ever. When it comes to renovating an old home, many homeowners want to open things up--turning three tiny, claustrophobic rooms, say, into one big room. Open [...]

Nashville Custom Carports vs. Detached Garages

By | 2019-02-17T20:46:48-06:00 February 3rd, 2019|Carports and Garages, Creative, Home Improvement|

Spoiler alert: all of us here at Stratton Exteriors love designing both custom carports and detached garages for our clients. Not only do both provide storage and protection for cars and valuables, they can also add to your home's value and increase curb appeal. This post isn't about how carports [...]

10 Home Improvements to Make Your Home Worth More

By | 2019-02-11T20:56:22-06:00 January 29th, 2019|Carports and Garages, Creative, Decks and Outdoor Spaces, Design, Historic Preservation, Uncategorized|

  Many of the home improvement projects we take on come from an emotional place. Maybe you can't stand the sight of your beat up front door. Maybe that peeling paint on the side of your house drives you crazy. Maybe you're desperate to update your kitchen so you can [...]

How to Know If Your House Needs Painting

By | 2019-01-27T14:46:30-06:00 January 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Denial is a powerful thing--especially when it comes to undertaking home renovation projects that cost money. But sometimes, our homes demand a little TLC. Without it, they can look run-down and old. Few things improve a home's appearance (and add more curb appeal) than a coat of exterior paint. But [...]

Thinking About a Stone Patio Instead of a Wood Deck?

By | 2019-01-27T14:46:16-06:00 January 20th, 2019|Creative, Decks and Outdoor Spaces, Design, Nashville Remodeling, Patios, Porches|

If you've been considering an upgraded outdoor space for you home, you have some important choices to make. One of the biggest choices is the right material. Today, we're comparing wood decking and stone patios--including maintenance, looks and lifespan. Choosing a Stone Patio Choosing stone over a wood deck has [...]

Garages Aren’t Just For Cars Anymore

By | 2019-01-27T14:46:11-06:00 January 16th, 2019|Carports and Garages, Design, Home Improvement, Nashville Remodeling|

Carports and garages both have a ton of uses. Just think about all the ways Nashville carports and garages can be utilized. Protect your vehicle from damaging Tennessee rain, wind and hail. Discreetly store items you don't always need. Transform the space into an extra living area you can rent out [...]

Nashville Historic Homes + Plumbing Issues

By | 2019-01-12T12:59:45-06:00 January 12th, 2019|Home Improvement|

Many of us dream of one day owning a historic home. After all, historic homes often have a charm and a backstory that new homes don't, and they often feature design and craftsmanship that modern homes struggle to imitate. Unfortunately, many historic homes also have weak spots. One of the [...]