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Kathleen Marineau

Since this is about house exterior improvements, if you live in any of the desert communities in the southwest U.S., the landscaping shown is typical. The norm is not the same as in wetter climates, it's not expected to be so by the people who live there.

As hbfan said, some people go there for vacation or to get away from snow. The last thing I'd want to do on vacation is yardwork, I can stay home and do that.

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Sara Parker

Each of these makeovers is amazing. I like all except the first one, which gives the house a strange "face". It's hard to believe #4 is the same house! Inspired me to get out the clippers tomorrow.

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Wow... The makeovers were gorgeous until #7. The utterly bland white-on-white color palette completely ruins the character of the Craftsman home. It would have been much more attractive painted in a brown, green, or even grey color. Very disappointing.


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