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What style is my '69 home exterior and any suggestions for improvement

Karen Mikolainis
5 years ago
last modified: 5 years ago

I don't know what style our 1969 ranch home is. This house was a builder's model home. The exterior is unchanged. There is a planter to the left of the garage that is behind the plant.

If we were to do new siding, windows, soffit, a porch facelift, any suggestions for updating this look a little? It's not bad as-is, but perhaps could be improved. The upper roof over the garage does not overhang as it should, but it has been that way for 50 years without trouble that I'm aware of. There is a large arborvitae (?) directly in front of the house that we are leaving in place. Don't want to mess with a healthy tree. (Would you? It gives some privacy. I know it looks weird.) It definitely could use a new garage door and the lights are colonial-ish Home Depot lights that could be replaced with something more stylish. I would like to get rid of the scrolled porch column and the front porch cement is in bad shape and needs some repair. Please excuse the children's water experiments in the driveway. Any thoughts? Thank you!

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