Exterior home updating

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To be taken to the original picture source, click on the blue/gray text after each number. German Smear Technique This home was renovated by Chip and Joanna Gaines on HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Southern Craftsman Source: Southern Living Creating a beautiful exterior isn’t just about adding more; sometimes you need to scale back!New front doors, wood shingles, wood shutters, square post columns, and a painting technique called “German Smear” completely transformed the look of this cape cod! Removing trees and a few windows made a huge difference to the curb appeal of this southern charmer. Country Living Farmhouse Source: Country Living This beautiful home just needed some extreme TLC.You can find these windows and more at the Mobile Home Parts Store.Creating wonderful landscaping around your mobile or manufactured home adds lots of curb appeal and is easy to do.

They picked this home trusting Chip and Joanna to deliver a French Country look to their sprawling ranch home, and the end result was amazing. Blue Cottage Renovation This is a great example of how small changes combine to make a BIG improvement! The addition of the gabled porch made a HUGE difference, but I also love the shutter removal, blue exterior, and yellow front door. If you could afford it and had the time, would you buy an old home and restore it? The floor to ceiling windows and covered porch makes the space! Colonial Renovation Source: Airoom This colonial style home received a major renovation, and I’m torn between which version I like better! The painted brick, addition of the rectangular windows, new front door & porch transformed this exterior. Gray Home Renovation Source: BHG The “before” of this home depicts a style of house commonly found across U. This is one of my favorite exterior transformations of the bunch. Grand Entrance Renovation Source: BHG Typically a porch addition makes all the difference, but in this home’s case the porch helped transform the home.If you’re thinking of giving your home a face-lift, here’s a guide to the pros and cons of common siding materials, how much they cost and why now is the best time of the year to get started.Project: Replacing or updating exterior siding Reasons for Changing Siding There are two main reasons for updating your siding: damage or deterioration to existing siding, or just the desire to change the look of your home.There are simple things you can do to enhance the look of your yard.No matter your budget, adding attractive landscaping makes your home just so much more appealing.This particular home was a hot topic of discussion on my facebook page due to the mixed opinions on painting brick. Very few structural changes were necessary to give the home new life. Modern Brick Home Exterior Renovation Source: The Nester Sometimes the before and the after can be equally beautiful, and yet distinctly different.In 2008, Nester painted her brick colonial, replaced the shutters, and changed the front doors and entryway to create a completely different exterior! Ranch with Porch Renovation Source: Houzz The addition of the portico porch dramatically changed the exterior of this ranch style home! Magnolia House Renovation Source: Magnolia Market No before & after exterior makeover list is complete without the Magnolia House!Get more headboard design ideas Change the look of any room by adding chair rail, picture molding, crown molding or baseboard.To make it easy, ask the lumber yard or home improvement store to pre-cut all the pieces to size, just be sure to take accurate measurements.Interestingly, this project also garnered mixed reviews because of the painted brick. The paint is an obvious upgrade, but take a closer look and you’ll see lots of small changes everywhere. Click here if you want to give your opinion on this one! Split Foyer Renovation Source: Sun Design Mc Lean Office You have to look closely to even see the how the “before” fits into the “after”! Bungalow Craftsman Renovation Sometimes the best things are found underneath what another homeowner covered up! Centering the door, removing the heavy awnings, and adding the widow’s walk made a huge difference.(Tell me what you think about this one here.) Source: BHG 8. This is a completely transformed split foyer renovation. The original cedar shakes were found under aluminum siding. Oh, and let’s not forget that fantastic blue paint job!

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