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Doors of Southern House Plan

Come on In: TYPES OF Doors for Your Home

The front entrance to your home is your first impression, so give it the attention it deserves by selecting the perfect front entry door. Make sure to find a door style that mirrors the architectural style of your home. This article gives you some great pointers.

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If you think the style of your garage is an afterthought; think again. The garage is one of the first things a person notices when they look at your home, so use this article to determine how to make it look its best and add plenty of curb appeal.

House Plan Vinyl Siding

Curb Appeal: Siding That Stands Out

Stucco, vinyl siding or brick, there are so many choices when it comes to the exterior of your home. Here we discuss the pros and cons for all of the exterior material choices. Discover what sort of surface is best suited for your region of the country and building situation. Choices such as these reflect your personality and style and make your house plan into your dream home.

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This article gets you thinking on how to make your covered or wrap-around porch both functional and beautiful with the use of great color, design and decor ideas.

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Diamond in the Rough - 10 Ways to Refresh Your Home's Curb Appeal

Whether you're thinking about selling your home soon, or you feel it's time to update and refresh your surroundings, this list of ten ways to create more curb appeal is the perfect place to take a long, hard look at your home and isolate the problem spots.

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Dressed To The Nines - How To Vamp Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

From the street at the mailbox all the way to the doorbell at the front door, your front yard reflects your style, personality and ability to maintain a home. Take some great cues in curb appeal from this article and make sure you're covering all the bases in promoting your home to your best ability.

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It doesn't matter how large or small your house may be, all homes need a little TLC when it comes to the front entry. After all, a home's personality shines through with the design of its front exterior and offers an invitation to come on in and make yourself right at home.

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Before you start buying materials, think about several questions when it comes to selecting the right fence and make sure you know exactly what you want to take your home's curb appeal to the next level.

Southern Home Exterior Design

First Impressions: Exterior Design Ideas

A house is more than just a place where you live; it is an extension of your personality and style. Why not have your special style apparent for all the world to see? Getting the exterior of your home "just right" can take some time and thought. Read through this article and identify the sort of characteristics you like for your home's exterior and get your home well underway to showing off your spectacular style.

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French doors - Add Light and Style

Brighten the interior of your home, while also adding views of your yard through gorgeous French doors. As you will see in this article, there are countless French door designs that will not only add light, but a tremendous amount of style both inside and out.

Luxury Home Three Car Garage Design


More than just a home for the family's cars, the garage is an extension of the home offering terrific storage possibilities. Plus, the look of your garage on the exterior of your home plays an important role on the architectural style of your home's fa├žade. The garage doors you choose can make or break the look you're trying to achieve.

House Plan Roof

Keeping the Outside Out: ALL ABOUT Roofing Materials

There are so many components that make up the building of your dream home. Roofing materials may seem like an unimportant part of the finished product in the scheme of things, but it's important to understand the differences between the products available. Browse this article and learn about the various types of roofing materials available to the homeowner.

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Rustic And Log Home Style: Capturing Timeless Curb Appeal

There's something so magical and intriguing about rustic and log homes. Perhaps it's the history that seems to appear in its style and design. Whatever it is, those looking to build a home easily become enamoured with log and rustic style homes. Read some of the basics on log homes and find out why their timeless appeal lasts for generations.

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A lovely stone walkway or path adds a tremendous amount of character to the exterior of your home. Learn how to choose the best style for your home design and how to do this enhancement over a weekend.

Curb Appeal

The Main Attraction...Curb Appeal

There are many simple and easy ways to add instant curb appeal to your home. Often inexpensive, many of these tricks and ideas are the perfect way to spruce up your home and get it looking great in no time. Whether it's basic landscaping ideas or a quick coat of paint, these simple chores can take your home from average to amazing!

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Offering instant curb appeal, learn ways to creatively take your home's curb appeal to a new level by adding a charming window box to the front exterior. Also, discover the perfect plant choices to complete this rewarding addition to your home.

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Types Of Fences For Your Home

There are many different materials that a fence can be composed of. Here, in this article, the various types of fences and how best they can be used is described perfectly. Read through this article before installing a fence that complements your dream house plan to ensure you get the ideal match.

House Plan Windows


More than just providing pretty views of your backyard, windows add a special something to the look and feel of your home that is subtle, but apparent. Select windows that match the architectural style your home represents and you will have a seamless style that gives your home a perfect look everyone will want to achieve.