Monthly Archives: July 2012

Country and Farmhouse Porches

Country and farm houses originated with function in mind rather than style. Typically 1-2 stories high, these houses vary somewhat by region in design but they have several elements in common. A front porch, gabled roof, shutters, lap siding and … Continue reading

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Ranch Houses and Decks

Inspired by homes on western US ranches, the ranch architectural style consists of a single story home often in an “L” or “U” shape. The interior features simple and open floor plans with a small kitchen. Usually made of bricks, … Continue reading

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Cape Cod-Style Homes and Decks

Cape Cod style architecture is an American classic with origins dating back to the pilgrim houses of 17th century New England. Designed to withstand New England winters, the Cape Cod style has evolved and adopted elements of many other architectural … Continue reading

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