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Back Porch & Backyard of Reynold's Residence @ GregMix.com traditional-porch
 

Back Porch & Backyard of Reynold's Residence @ GregMix.com

French doors were placed at the rear of Great Room to allow access to the Back Porch and skylights were placed in the roof of the Back Porch to bring in more daylight. An outdoor stone fireplace was added in one corner of the back porch. During construction the owners decided to eliminate the screens and open the Back Porch up to extend the blue stone flooring out onto a large patio in order to create a large outdoor living space. The patio is curved along the back edge with a low stone wall which separates it from a planting bed with a curved walkway made from chips of blue slate. See gregmix.com
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June 10, 2013
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Greg Mix - Registered Architect
The best shots of the porch are here on Houzz, however I could send you what I have. Contact me at gregmix@comcast.net
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February 24, 2013
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Greg Mix - Registered Architect
I was the architect for this home. The homeowner went with gas for the fireplace and the outdoor grill. This being the second home this client has done with us I know they are still quiet happy with the house and the grill..
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Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
We offer an educational webinar on Winning Outdoor Kitchen Design that covers all of these topics. Feel free to visit http://tinyurl.com/bttv9ex if you're interested. We also sell both built in and freestanding grills. Best of luck with your outdoor living room remodel!
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December 5, 2012
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Greg Mix - Registered Architect
White Birch 3503 by Sherwin Williams.
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Unfortunately the owner and the builder pick that out and its been four years so i do not have the exact name or mfg. We use real cedar shakes. what I can tell you is the stain is a transparent weathered grey.
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September 12, 2012
shaynee wrote:
is there a better picture of the flagstone flooring, plus what are the colors used with the flagstone? - Was wondering is there a better picture of the flagstone flooring. Also would like the colors used please,thanks, gorgeous.
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Greg Mix - Registered Architect
Dear Shaynee;

The owner used a rare aged Georgia Stone Mountain Blue Stone that she and her mason hunted down. I have lost touch with her, at least she has not been returning messages. I fear she may be having trouble with her illnesses. Perhaps I'll try calling her again tomorrow.
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August 16, 2012
earleywinee wrote:
where did you get the stone floor from?
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Greg Mix - Registered Architect
I do not know and I have lost contact with the home owner. I believe she she may be out of touch due to her illness.
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Greg Mix - Registered Architect
The builder tells me it was basic "Orchard Granite". Her mason found it for her.
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December 7, 2011
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Kelly Porter
A similar stain to try is White Birch 3503 by Sherwin Williams.
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