Andrew Melaragno
Architects & Designers
Craftsman Home craftsman-porch
 

Craftsman Home

The copper rain chains were purchased from www.rainchains.com.
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ecessna wrote:
column materials - Hello. Can you please tell me what the tapered part of the column is made of? thanks so much
   Comment   January 26, 2013
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Andrew Melaragno
The columns are made of MDO. It is a plywood product made to be used outdoors. It is 1/2" thick and comes in a 4x8 sheet.
January 29, 2013 at 5:34PM     
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tssquincy
Could you please tell me the paint co and name on these columns?
January 2, 2014 at 10:41AM   
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Melanie wrote:
stone - what kind of stone is on the columns? love the neutral color...
   Comment   October 21, 2012
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Andrew Melaragno
The stone is natural limestone that is from quarries here in Ohio. There is actually a blend of two different stones in this stone work. The stones are North Shore Buff and Wyandotte. Typically each stone yard will name their stones differently so that one can't shop a particular stone from yard to yard. I would suggest taking this picture to different suppliers to try to have them match it. I hope you get the result you are looking for!
October 21, 2012 at 4:07PM     
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wwalpa
Can you give some roof details? manufacture? color ? color of the columns?
June 19, 2013 at 12:51PM   
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staylor828 wrote:
what is the exterior and exterior trimming colors please?
   Comment   August 12, 2012
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Andrew Melaragno
The porch columns are Sherwin Williams English Ivy and the porch siding is a custom mix.
August 13, 2012 at 5:36AM     
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Andrew Melaragno
I was digging around in my basement and found the can of paint for the porch siding. The Color is Antique Linen by ICI paints. Hope that helps!
August 14, 2012 at 10:52AM     
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Leslie McDonnell ReMax Realtor wrote:
Where did these adress numbers come from?
   Comment   July 16, 2012
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Andrew Melaragno
The house numbers came from http://www.housenumbertiles.com/. Great service!
July 17, 2012 at 5:47AM     
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becky16 wrote:
Column color - What color are the columns? Gorgeous!
   Comment   March 19, 2012
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Andrew Melaragno
The color is an old Sherwin Williams color called English Ivy.
March 19, 2012 at 7:46PM   
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becky16
Thank you!
March 19, 2012 at 8:17PM   
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aquietjourney wrote:
What is this thing hanging from the gutter? We just bought a Craftsman so I'm looking at pics to get ideas and I've seen quite a few of these things that look like upside down cowbells. Having just moved to the Midwest from Virginia, I have never seen these before. Thank you
   Comment   January 24, 2012
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ghnichols
I wonder how well they work in freezing conditions? I love them but winter and spring they might freeze up?
February 1, 2012 at 6:09PM   
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Andrew Melaragno
I am in Ohio and the rain chains in the picture freeze up all the time in the winter. It is actually pretty neat to see them turn into columns of ice. They have been up for 8 years and I have never had a problem with them.
February 1, 2012 at 7:05PM     
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Tibbetts Workshop wrote:
Are the the trim and the columns different colors? Trim color please?
   Comment   February 3, 2014
Martin King Photography wrote:
Are the columns mitered or butt jointed?
   Comment   September 9, 2013
dt4190 wrote:
I really like the door; who manufactures it or is it a paint color?
   Comment   July 15, 2013

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Tapered columns. This is one of the most distinctive characteristics of Craftsman homes, despite the variation in detailing. Tapered columns, which support the porch roof, are typically short and rest upon massive stone or brick piers that extend to ground level, both of which convey a certain solidity. Not all columns are tapered; another popular variation is the double column.Borrowing the very recognizable porch supports from the Craftsman style is a great way to get a touch of the look without rebuilding your home from scratch.

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