Exterior Finishes

Today I'm selecting exterior finishes to recommend to a client that is adding on to their existing home. Merging old with the new, his likes vs her likes and the vast myriad of colors and materials is only part of the challenge. Sometimes the client doesn't know exactly how to put it into words what he/she likes. If you're  a good listener, ask lots of questions, take notes and use visual examples to explain the difference between styles; you'll achieve the UNIQUE AMBIANCE they're looking for.