Victorian decoration - gingerbread ornamentation and fretwork are features that make people stop and admire a house. It is these features that give a house that extra charm and character. The more ornamentation the better sometimes making the Victorian building look like it was on steroids. Victorian decoration. Victorian decoration is admired so that today [...]
Hardiboard siding is NOT a replacement for cedar wood siding. Hardiboard siding is an ALTERNATIVE siding to cedar wood siding as are vinyl and aluminum sidings. Everyone hates or at least should hate the cheap ugly look of vinyl siding so hardiboard siding is a much better option. Although homes you have seen with hardiboard [...]
A timeless kitchen is what you need if you're tired of periodic remodeling. A timeless kitchen will NOT look dated or tired, or look like yesterday’s trend and technology. Everyday someone comes out with a new product or design that the advertisers insist you absolutely need. Appliance technology is always being improved and that new [...]
The use of fancy cut decorative shingles exploded with Queen Anne Victorian architecture. Although used in many locations, one of the most popular areas of use for these shingles was in the gable. The house to the right looks really great with these fancy cut decorative shingles in a colorful pattern but as nice as [...]
The McMansion is a large home guilty of allowing homeowners to feel and flaunt their wealth while showing their lack of taste.
It breaks almost every architectural rule there is. Learn what’s done wrong and recognize good from bad architecture. [Read ]