Is your front porch missing or does it need to be restored? I have written an 87 page e-book to guide you in your restoration. This information picks up from the information about Porches on my website which you should read first. It also includes many links to other resources. [Read more]
Do you have a metal porch roof or asphalt? Is your porch roof the original design? You may have a very authentic vintage home but there is a good chance that your porch roof has been not only replaced but changed over the years. What looks original may not be. Some porch roofs were not [...]
Almost 99 percent of window shutters on homes are wrong resulting in very bad curb appeal. See if your shutters are bad and learn what to do right to make your home look its best.
Mistakes: Exterior Shutters Today vs Historic Shutters - What is Wrong and What to do Right Shutters are an important feature on a house. The goal of this website is to enable readers to make their house architecturally correct which would then be aesthetically pleasing. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of correct exterior window [...]
Exterior window shutters are taken for granted as an easy to install, quick fix to improve curb appeal. Unfortunately, few people understand the complexity of window shutters or the correct way of hanging shutters. What one thinks is a simple mistake will destroy a home's curb appeal. Don't let this happen to you! With historic [...]