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Simple Ideas to Protect Your Exterior Side and Back Doors

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Homeowners face a constant battle to protect their homes and minimize the associated expenses. As we know, it is much more cost effective to prevent a problem from happening rather than addressing it after it has occurred. Here are some tips to protect your exterior side and back doors.

Exterior Side Doors
• Check your roof […]

Beautify Your Home with Curvy Curb Appeal Tips

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Curb Appeal Tips to Bring Variety to Your Home’s Appearance
While it is true that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, the shortest distance to enhanced curb appeal often is filled with curves. The following curb appeal tips explore what that can mean for your home.
Garden Beds
The traditional way to complement […]

Contemporary Porches Reflect Today’s Lifestyles

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Fresh, Modern Curb Appeal Inspires New Style Trends for Contemporary Porches
Contemporary porches not only create your home’s first impression, they extend a warm welcome to guests and visitors. The porch is an extension of your home’s interior, with an open floor plan that makes it stand out from its more traditional neighbors; a compelling […]

Give your Garage Doors Style and Curb Appeal with a Garage Arbor Overhang

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Have you noticed how highly visible many garages are from the street? It’s often the first thing a visitor sees from the street. Many times garages are designed and built with little to no architectural accents. In other words, they’re rather plain. Large, flat open spaces can detract from the beauty of your residence.

A […]

7 Surprising Features for Your Front Yard

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With autumn and the holidays beginning just weeks away (assuming you’re including Halloween), now is a great time to plan your entry for a great seasonal welcome! Your front porch or stoop is the perfect place to create an eye-catching focal point such as colorful potted plants, garland, lighting, benches, fabrics, lanterns, etc.

But you […]

The Special Appeal of Craftsman Front Porch Design

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If you are a fan of the HGTV show “House Hunters,” you can attest to the fact that Craftsman style homes are extremely popular (and not just with reality television “stars”). Let’s take a quick “tour” of the Craftsman.

A Short History

Craftsman homes were first introduced in Southern California in the early 1900s.
Brothers […]

Learn How We Render Porch Designs

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At Georgia Front Porch, we pride ourselves on great porch and portico designs. Now, Gary Zielinski (Senior Designer) provides a backstage peek into how our company creates photo renditions.

Q: Do you always provide options for both porch and portico customers using photos of their own homes?

A: In most cases we do because we think […]

A Craftsman Porch Makeover on a Cape Cod Home

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Recently we were given the opportunity to help one of our clients transform their home from a pretty Cape Cod home by adding a beautiful Craftsman porch. What started out as a mission to enhance curb appeal resulted in a transformation that featured a front porch with both aesthetic and functional benefits. Now for the […]

Fall Plantings: Choose the Best Trees for Streets and Sidewalks

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As a homeowner, you’ve probably heard how important trees are to your property value. Truly, money does grow on trees when it comes to resale, as mature trees can add thousands of dollars in profit. And fall is the optimal time to plant because cooler temps allow trees to establish root systems before the […]

How to Make a Great Entrance

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When you think about it, your front entry or foyer is a visitor’s first impression of your home. The irony is that of all the rooms to address, the foyer isn’t one that people tend to think about. So, allow us to give you a few ideas to get the juices flowing, so, well, […]

A Cornucopia of Ways to Welcome Visitors for the Holidays

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It’s a Dirty, Rotting Shame!

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Have you ever walked up to a front door and noticed peeling paint and rotting wood around the doorframe and windows? Pretty unsightly, isn’t it? But, that’s a common problem when the home is missing protection from the elements such as exposure to sun, rain, ice, etc. Moisture can also seep in behind exterior […]

What Portico Roof Style is Right for Your Home?

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Make Your Front Yard More Social

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