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Classic Transformation

Covered back door, bluestone porch, french side lights, french door, bead board ceiling. Photography by Pete Weigley
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September 9, 2013
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kellyslobodian
early colonists split shake,Federal days etc.totally seen in villages all over the country.Eg historic New Bern Nc,Boston,Savannah,really all over.
    Bookmark   last Thursday at 4:24AM
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June 17, 2013
reneechap1 wrote:
Hello - Love the design. What type/style of pendant light is that?
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The owner ordered this directly from an online provider and was not happy with the quality. I am sorry we cannot answer your question more completely.
    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 7:28AM
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klocek831
What size are these columns?
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May 27, 2013
catbro69 wrote:
I noticed the home has two front doors. Is this the main entrance to the home or a secondary entrance?
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Knight Architects LLC
This is a secondary entrance which goes directly into the mudroom.
    Bookmark   June 14, 2013 at 8:13AM
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R Robulock
Very nice. For the entrance for the mudroom, the porch is wide enough for a bench too. It is very cozy looking.
    Bookmark   June 20, 2014 at 3:27AM
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April 26, 2013
nellieduclos wrote:
What is blue stone?
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In New Jersey and New England it is a natural stone called "bluestone" it may be called different things in other parts of the country.
Catherine M Knight, AIA
    Bookmark   April 27, 2013 at 5:15AM
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nellieduclos
Thank you, Catherine. I live in CA & my daughter is our designer(NKBA, ASID, CGBP) so I am looking for 'green" alternatives for our extensive remodel which includes kitchen/baths/front porch.
    Bookmark   April 27, 2013 at 11:16AM
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April 24, 2013
deandebbie wrote:
What is the ceiling treatment used on the porch?
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Beadboard. Hope this helps.
    Bookmark   July 2, 2013 at 11:51AM
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April 3, 2013
Leigh-Ann Cash wrote:
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Sorry I do not have a record of these paint selections.
Catherine M Knight, AIA
    Bookmark   April 4, 2013 at 4:36AM
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rgreco
Color combo. Round columns and black door and lantern.
    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 6:48PM
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January 20, 2013
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Lynne Davis
I am sorry but we do not have the names of the plants. Perhaps you can check with your local nursery and ask about tropical plants that will do well in a covered area in New Jersey.
Marketing Director, Knight Architects LLC
    Bookmark   February 8, 2013 at 8:48AM
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see Ms. Davis's answer above
    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 4:29PM
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December 10, 2012
pelparm wrote:
Love the scale of this porch! Can you tell me the dimensions? Thanks!
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the porch is 14' x 5'
Catherine M Knight, AIA
    Bookmark   December 28, 2012 at 12:03PM
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pelparm
Thank you!
    Bookmark   December 28, 2012 at 3:06PM
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September 23, 2012
dondpz wrote:
Nice door! What is it made of? Thanks
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It is a Simpson wood door unit with insulated glass sidelights.
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September 15, 2012
lilyreis wrote:
how thick are the bluestone treads and edge pieces?
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Milieu Design
If done correctly, the treadstock used for the treads and any pieces that have the over-hang should be at least 2" thick
The infield can be of a regular stock, but the thicker stuff for the outside and treads is not only structurally better, but looks stronger as a design element too.
    Bookmark   November 7, 2012 at 12:58PM
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correct- thanks
CatherineM Knight, AIA
    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 4:36PM
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September 14, 2012
nmolski wrote:
who makes the door handle?
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Sorry I do not know.
Catherine M Knight, AIA
    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 4:42PM
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September 14, 2012
sophia0388 wrote:
Who made your door? Love it!
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Simpson
    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 4:38PM
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September 10, 2012
mandiesh wrote:
Where is this light fixture from?
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the Homeowner found the lantern. I am sorry I do not know the source.
    Bookmark   September 10, 2012 at 8:49AM
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charlottegirl
Try Lantern & Scroll www.lanternandscroll.com I bought a similar one from there recently, and it was about $300. They were so great and easy to work with. Oh, and they are all made in the USA. Cheers!
    Bookmark   December 1, 2012 at 7:12PM
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Do you know the make/model/color of the handleset on the door? Thanks!

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9. Tidy the porch. After a season's worth of sandy feet tramping back and forth, your porch deserves a good cleaning. Sweep away sand, clean the front windows and door, check porch lights and add a few extras like hurricane lanterns or autumnal potted plants.
AFTER: Columns and sidelights give the entry a classic presence; the porch roof provides protection when the owners are fumbling for keys in the rain. The French door and sidelights let in natural light.

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