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.
Shutters as Art or Architecture?
Shutters are the most misunderstood feature on a house that can really make a nice house look bad. When shutters are mounted correctly (which is rarely done), they provide nice sharp shadow lines around the windows which creates the charm and character that stimulates our senses. Yes, the secret to adding character to homes is […]
Victorian Gothic Historic House Critique
This Victorian-Gothic house is located in Freehold NJ. I would estimate it to have been built around 1860-1880. Distinguishing features of this style are the steeply pitched roofs and cross gable including pointed arched windows as shown on the 3rd floor window. Many Gothic buildings have bargeboard ornamentation (gingerbread) along the gable edges and eaves. [...]