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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]