They finally finished my house, except

Kathsgrdn

for the electrician, who needs to do the electrical on the porch. He's supposed to come Monday or Tuesday.


Here's a before and after of the front:




Next year will work on new windows and doors. I started to clean and paint the big front window but am too old to be climbing that high to clean and paint it so it will wait. Hope you can see beyond all the crap in the yard. ( : It's also very cloudy out today so doesn't look so bright and pretty right now.

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hallngarden

Kath, know you are happy to see the finish line. Love your renovation. Also the flower garden leading to your front door.

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Rose Pekelnicky

Looks very nice

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sal 60 Hanzlik

Very nice!!

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FinallyHome

Nice, understated changes with a big impact.

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nickel_kg

the missing mystery post re-appears! I still love the new look!

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Elmer J Fudd

A big thumbs up. Nice choices.

I might have left shutters on the smaller windows to offset their narrow appearance but not a big deal. Easy enough to put some back up if you change your mind.

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Kathsgrdn

Weird, Nickel, where did it go? lol

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Kathsgrdn

Elmer, I haven't decided yet about shutters. I'm leaning toward putting new ones back up after I replace the windows next year. I also can't decide on the door. I'm leaning against my original white idea. Thinking either a wood or a bright color. Too many choices out there.

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Tonya Yoder

Looks very nice Kathgrdn, an even nicer choice would be " If you cant say any thing nice -dont say anything"

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lisa_fla

Very nice! How did the patio come out?

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Kathsgrdn

Lisa, beautiful! Electrician came yesterday and finished that up, actually put in an extra outlet higher up which I wasn't expecting. They left a wire hanging across the garage door but came this morning and tacked it up, he thinks it is my phone/internet line. I can't think what else it would be. This afternoon they finally came and picked up the junk leftover. I just have to sand the kitchen wall myself, no big deal. I'm in the middle of repainting my kitchen anyway.

Here's a picture of the finished porch before they finished the electrical outlets:


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chisue

The porch is very handsome! Will you screen it?

I preferred the less obvious downspouts over these white ones.

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Kathsgrdn

No Chisue, no screens, the dogs would tear them up.

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ci_lantro

Your porch looks very nice! I'm looking forward to seeing pictures of it next summer when you have it all prettied up!


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nicole___

It's lovely! The ceiling fan on the porch looks so cool!

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maifleur03

Your house is newer but this one has unexplained wires and a couple of strange outlets that none of the current group of electricians know what they are or where they connect. The wired in smoke alarm the electrician thought there should be a main control for somewhere but could not find it is one. One of these day someone will be doing something and the light will go on as to what that wire controls.

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lisa_fla

Love the porch!

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dedtired

Gorgeous. It looks more grownup. I might get a brown downspout but it’s so pretty.

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artemis_ma

I like your new look, a lot!

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sal 60 Hanzlik

I'm glad it is finished and looks so nice!!

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pudgeder

All you need is porch swing and a couple of rockers!

We can come sit on the porch and drink ice tea!

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lily316

I like it a lot.

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