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need help to update 1979 ranch
December 31, 2012 in Before & After
I love modern
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Noz Nozawa
Hi there! I love modern as well. What are you thinking of doing with your home to update it? Repainting?
December 31, 2012 at 3:14PM   
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The exterior is completely traditional, what is your budget ?
January 1, 2013 at 7:20AM   
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very low budget
January 1, 2013 at 7:27PM   
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update with new colors
January 1, 2013 at 7:43PM   
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TJP Designs and Construction LLC
New siding in the gables, decorative gable vents, and fresh colors on trim and front door would make a world of difference - on a lower end budget!
January 1, 2013 at 7:56PM   
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Paint gable trim and gable same color. Put cultured stone on the front wall that sticks out. Or paint that wall, gables, trim all same color. Put a metal awning over the front window. Paint it to look like copper.
January 1, 2013 at 8:28PM   
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Is my house a ranch or a tudor?
January 1, 2013 at 8:58PM   
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No expert but a would think a Tudor. It looks like something in England . I have a ranch and wish I had something like yours. Yours is charming. Ranches were designed to look like original ranches out west I have read. To me ranches have very little personality. But then I have an artistic soul and I don't care for modern. That's what makes the world go around. Wouldn't it be boring if everyone liked the same? I do wonder...is yours the only house in your neighborhood with this architecture?
January 1, 2013 at 9:07PM   
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This is a Tudor style. You need to go classic.
January 1, 2013 at 11:23PM   
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Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
I like the exterior of your home - it is not a ranch - here in Portland, there are many a ranch style - totally unlike yours . . .
January 2, 2013 at 12:46PM   
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Ok thank you
January 2, 2013 at 3:31PM   
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Im trying to add pictures. Its taking forever
January 2, 2013 at 3:45PM   
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new pics
January 2, 2013 at 3:49PM   
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kathleen MK
I love Tudor like your house. You could go really traditional like the Magpie houses in Shrewsbury England and use bright white with black trim. I like the pop of purple on the door but a darker redder hue might be more traditional.( The color that looks eggplant on my shutters is too purple on our door that looks like yours.) I saw lots of bright red or green doors on very traditional English houses as well as the usual wood tones and jet black. Add some purple leafed plants to play off the door color. If the paint is in good repair I'd not waste money on changing it. a sample quart of paint could change the door if you want a change.
January 2, 2013 at 5:10PM   
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All white with black trim. Sounds good. I dont like door color. What about the brick ? I would like to paint it.
January 2, 2013 at 6:38PM   
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I wouldn't paint the brick. It is very traditional for Tudor houses to be partial brick. But I prefer a lower contrast between the stucco and the wood trim.

January 2, 2013 at 6:46PM     
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