Remodel ideas
January 31, 2014 in Design Dilemma
Appreciate ideas.
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This is a rather nice interior. Is the photo of the front of back of the house?
January 31, 2014 at 4:30PM   
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Side of house
January 31, 2014 at 7:07PM   
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I like your home and the house colours. I think you just need to update the deck and new railings.
January 31, 2014 at 9:44PM     
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Rachel H
I'd replace the railings and entry doors.
January 31, 2014 at 9:50PM     
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Thank you for the feedback. What railings would you use?

New color too?
February 1, 2014 at 12:44AM   
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HomeScapes San Diego
I've been seeing a lot of stairs with darker rails and white spindles - here's an Ideabook I put together for a client who had the same issue - when you page through you'll see several examples, skip past the first photos - you might just make it work painting the spindles white:
February 1, 2014 at 12:53AM   
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Thank you. Ideas for new doors? I'd like to do glass to capture our view, but my wife wants a bit more privacy.

House has a midcentury modern feel.
February 1, 2014 at 1:38AM   
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From the interior view of the kitchen, it appears you have a Dutch door. If It's original, I wouldn't change it.
Can you add an exterior photo of the main entrance? Are you looking to keep the mid-century modern feel?
February 1, 2014 at 4:00AM   
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Rachel H
It looks like your interior is fairly traditional but the exterior seems to lend better to a more contemporary feel. I'm not sure how to mix the 2, but I thought these exteriors worked for your home. I like the full glass doors, or in the 2nd example here appears to be a smoked glass door that would give you the glass and your wife the privacy she wants. Are your windows new? I like the dark window trim in both these examples:
House at dusk
Contemporary Exterior
I think the dark paint and trim in this Grand Rapids home would look super cool.
Grand Rapids Guest House
For the railing, I was referring to the exterior porch. I like the wire railing at the link I posted in my comment above.
February 1, 2014 at 6:17AM   
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