Simplicity and sustainability are ideas we like a lot. It’s just a different kind of old-school cool (now that the ’70s were 40 years ago).
Depending on the space, design, and contractor, a small porch addition can cost between $5000-$10,000. Fixer Upper French Country Renovation Source: HGTV On this episode of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, the homeowners longed for a french country feel to their home. The Indiana House Renovation This exterior renovation is amazing! If you’re looking for a beautiful way to spruce up your ranch style home, consider investing in a front porch. Victorian Restoration Source: This Old House Gorgeous! Greek Revival Restoration Source: An Urban Cottage The homeowners wanted to restore their home to it’s original state, and the outcome is nothing short of amazing. I love the simplicity and clean look of the all white exterior and black door. Brick Exterior Renovation Source: Magnolia Market This is another gorgeous renovation found on HGTV’s Fixer Upper from Chip and Joanna Gaines. If you have this basic style and are ready for an update, the “after” picture is fantastic inspiration!
They picked this home trusting Chip and Joanna to deliver a French Country look to their sprawling ranch home, and the end result was amazing. Blue Cottage Renovation This is a great example of how small changes combine to make a BIG improvement! The addition of the gabled porch made a HUGE difference, but I also love the shutter removal, blue exterior, and yellow front door. If you could afford it and had the time, would you buy an old home and restore it? The floor to ceiling windows and covered porch makes the space! Colonial Renovation Source: Airoom This colonial style home received a major renovation, and I’m torn between which version I like better! The painted brick, addition of the rectangular windows, new front door & porch transformed this exterior. Gray Home Renovation Source: BHG The “before” of this home depicts a style of house commonly found across U. This is one of my favorite exterior transformations of the bunch. Grand Entrance Renovation Source: BHG Typically a porch addition makes all the difference, but in this home’s case the porch helped transform the home.
This particular home was a hot topic of discussion on my facebook page due to the mixed opinions on painting brick. Very few structural changes were necessary to give the home new life. Modern Brick Home Exterior Renovation Source: The Nester Sometimes the before and the after can be equally beautiful, and yet distinctly different.
In 2008, Nester painted her brick colonial, replaced the shutters, and changed the front doors and entryway to create a completely different exterior! Ranch with Porch Renovation Source: Houzz The addition of the portico porch dramatically changed the exterior of this ranch style home! Magnolia House Renovation Source: Magnolia Market No before & after exterior makeover list is complete without the Magnolia House!
View This House Plan View Other Split-Level House Plans If you have been searching for a new home, you may be familiar with the qualities of a raised ranch home.
They feature two stories with the lower story partially submerged or at ground level.We may be five minutes from chain restaurants, discount retailers, and a warehouse grocery store (by car, of course), but we’re determined to make this our version of the American Dream. We think the suburban split-level may be a house whose time is coming, and we want to tell you why–so you can get in while the gettins’ good.While a city neighborhood full of mid-century ranches and small, independent businesses would be cool and all, it wouldn’t get us the things we’re really yearning for. (And because if more people who like what we like join us, the community will change in ways we’d like.) No, there isn’t the kind of hipster cool we see in Portland: But there’s still a kind of cool.I’ve worked in this city (because it is a city in its own right) for years, and I always took some pride in living somewhere else.I’d tell people where I worked with a smirk, quick to add that I didn’t actually But here I am now, and I’m damned if I’m going to be all hangdog and sheepish about where we live–or spend the years we’ll be here wishing I were somewhere else.Because so many ranch-style houses were built quickly and with a cookie-cutter formula, the ranch is dismissed by some as simple, ordinary and without style.