Farmhouse TransformationVictorian Exterior, Chicago

By exposing the beautiful old wrap-around porch, replacing the original arched windows and painting the house a vibrant red, an old farmhouse has instant curb appeal; with minimal budget, the renewed vitality of this farmhouse now proudly stands out on the block

Mid-sized victorian red two-story exterior home idea in Chicago —  Houzz
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denisecoalson wrote:Apr 19, 2013
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    Would love to know the paint color too!
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    I believe the paint is a Sherman Williams product and the color is "Bolero". It was painted on existing aluminum siding from decades ago and still looks great after several years!
Candice Dillehay Fields wrote:Apr 16, 2015
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    This is actually painted aluminum siding that was installed decades ago. When the owners purchased the house, the original wood siding was covered by this aluminum and in order to save money, I suggested they do a good power wash, prep the aluminum and then just paint it. It looks like new!

  • Oh Pokey
    Beautiful. I'm jealous much.
Candice Dillehay Fields wrote:Nov 1, 2015
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    The shingles were existing and had been on the house for a few decades. The color is a dark gray. By painting the existing siding in red, the shingles look new! (See the before pic)

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ronoh89 added this to Landscape IdeasJun 28, 2019

House-flip concept ---**(shared by Rebecca) color-scheme,, Siding ,,, wrap around porch Farmhouse style

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