Find everything you need to know about Exterior Features right here
Create a Cottage-Style Home
would be complete without a small, cheerful garden to enhance a pretty front facade. See More Ideas for Cottage-Style Home Exteriors Cottage-Style Living Spaces Somewhere in the evolution of the American home, families deserted the formal spaces at the
12 Ways to Enhance Your Front Entry
prominent design element, such as the arch in the window above the door, reappears in the awning overhead. Learn more about home exteriors . Create a Landing Spot Give your front porch a sense of warmth and comfort by placing a piece or two of weather-resistant
Curb Appeal Tips: Cape Cod Home Makeover
straight to the front door and visually tie the landscape to the home's exterior. Beyond landscaping, changes to the home exterior are wow worthy, too. Adding a portico to the front door was a relatively simple update, but it gives the home a more commandingtransformation shows how you, too, can work a little magic on your home's exterior with a few smart tactics. Overgrown shrubs and trees were traded for cheerful plantings that carry the cottage's friendlier façade to the street. A new stone-retaining wall topped with metal fencing now defines the sloping lot without blocking the view. Wide flagstone paths guide visitors straight to the front door and visually tie the landscape to the home's exterior . Beyond landscaping, changes to the home exterior are wow worthy, too. Adding a portico to the front door was a relatively simple update, but it gives the home a
Colonial-Style Home Ideas
glass within the door or in a transom just above the door, as seen here. Colonial Revival This Colonial Revival brick exterior features classic architecture made more authentic by antique chimney pots and coach lamps collected over the years. Spanish Colonial
Roof Designs & Styles
Woodland Retreat Mountain views and a lush landscape provide the ultimate backdrop for this charming woodland cottage. Exterior features such as a shingle roof, rustic bark siding, and flagstone walkways make the home blend comfortably into its surroundings
Incorporating Period Architecture: Exteriors
Georgian revival architecture's perfect symmetry stamps this home with quintessential Southern character. The brick exterior features classic architecture made more authentic by antique chimney pots and coach lamps collected over the years. Neoclassical
20 Ways to Add Curb Appeal
welcoming feel and colorful appeal to any home exterior -- quickly and affordably. You can ..... way to bring color and charm to your home exterior . Choose boxes made from copper or ..... bed Add contrast and color to your home exterior with a new planting bed. Prime spots
Is Aluminum Siding Right for You?
Aluminum siding has been outpaced by other home - exterior products. Here's why.
The Basics of Metal Siding
Metal siding is a less-common home - exterior product than vinyl, wood, and fiber-cement. Here's why.
Hurricane-Proof Your Home
side. Drill four holes in the center area of the plywood to relieve pressure during a hurricane. 3. Install anchors in home exterior . Place the plywood over the opening, and mark each hole position on the outside wall. Drill holes and install the anchors