Home Exteriors
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The gable roof design is one of the most popular in the US. Often seen in ranch-style homes, this type of roof shape is a common style found in Cape Cod, New England. Most of these homes feature garages, porches or dormers with gable roof structures that add to the visual appeal of the buildings.

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Plywood is a common construction material that you may not have realized plays an important role in building a roof. There are several types of plywood, and not all of them are suitable for use in structural applications, so it is important to know the difference if you are embarking on a DIY roof renovation to ensure the integrity and longevity of the roof.

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A lot of vinyl sidings are resistant to common stains such as grease and stain. Unfortunately, they will still stain. The reason is that they are exposed to harsh conditions. For instance, they can collect dirt over time. Aside from that, living in a damp area may also cause the growth of molds and mildew spots.

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Have you ever wondered what American architecture looks like? Then take a look at the Prairie style architecture.The original American-born Prairie style is a typical example of the most influential movement in American history. Let’s explore this unique architecture by delving into its history, characteristics, influence and some famous examples right here. 

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For those who care about their home’s appearance, its exterior colors play a big part in how well it complements the surroundings. Siding can be found in many classic and contemporary shades. The most commonly found shade is brown in the form of wood or brick.

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When it comes to increasing your white home’s curb appeal, there are many improvements you can make to your front entrance. While a cobblestone driveway or landscaped front garden make beautiful scenery, nothing is quite as outstanding as a stunning front door color.

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When one hears the word “Antebellum”, a vision of grand, stately mansions that often served as plantation homes for the Southerners comes to mind. These homes are much like the manor house in Gone with the Wind, featuring opulent columns and covered verandas.

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Castles can be found in many regions and many styles around the world. But, the European-style ones are possibly the most well-known. They were common, particularly during the Middle Ages. In this article, we’ll go over many types of castles from ancient time till now.

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Choosing the right front door colors for a blue house is an important part of a home’s exterior design. After all, the front door is the main entrance of the building and, therefore, it is the place where people get their first impression. Any realtor will tell you the importance of a front door color for maximizing curb appeal.

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Choosing the right front door color for a green house is essential if you want to make a great first impression. Although green isn’t an easy color to design your exterior with, there are some accompanying colors that will achieve great results.

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A roof truss is a popular frame for your roof. Aside from being flexible, it is also affordable and easy to install. Plus, it uses less timber compared to the traditional cut roof. Keep in mind that not all roof trusses are the same because they come in various types, sizes, and shapes. For this reason, choosing the best type of roof truss for your home or building can be quite challenging.

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Red brick is a popular exterior design choice for particularly Georgian and Colonial style homes. A red brick exterior oozes curb appeal that’s full of texture and character. With the right front door color, this appeal will instantly shoot up and no doubt turn heads.