SenecaTraditional Exterior, Chicago

Mid-sized traditional beige two-story wood exterior home idea in Chicago with a shingle roof —  Houzz
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klocek831 wrote:Jan 11, 2014
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    Brehm Architects
    Unfortunately we do not have a record of the white paint color.
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    Cedar Valley Mfg. Inc.
    We at Cedar Valley offer a western red cedar shingle panel that makes installation easier and quicker than traditional hand shingles. We offer factory staining as well in a wide range of colors, one of which is Driftwood Grey. Give us a call at 800.521.9523 if you have any questions or would like a sample of our product.
jkevinjohnson wrote:Sep 21, 2014
  • Yolanda Hicks

    What if you already have a 1-car garage with little storage above and want to make it into a 2-car garage with a room above? Would that be over $100k?

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    Brehm Architects

    It might be over $100k but too hard to predict without knowing specifics on existing conditions and local market. Again I would suggest consulting with a local architect.

Gail Tompkins wrote:May 8, 2015
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    Brehm Architects

    The trim on this house is not pvc - it is painted wood.

  • wwalker56

    what is the color of the siding

Jayne Fryer wrote:May 29, 2014
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    Brehm Architects
    It depends on exposure to weather, sun, etc. Our experience in midwest climate is that it needs to be recoated every 5-7 yrs. It is a Cabot semi solid stain so best to consult with them for specific life expectancy of their products.
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    CMR Interiors & Design Consultations Inc.
    I love that stain-out of all the cabot colors, its my favorite. But my contractor says to go with a solid because it lasts longer...... pondering.
Paul Tuffey wrote:May 20, 2014
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    Brehm Architects
    Garage doors are painted cedar. The paint color was custom mix to match the siding stain which is Cabot 'Driftwood Grey'. The siding stain is semi solid and has weathered so looks slightly different than the door color which is a solid color paint.
spkeys wrote:May 5, 2014
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    Brehm Architects
    The roof is Certainteed Grand Manor - color is Colonial Slate
Marilyn Klusman wrote:Jun 20, 2016
    Don Carlson wrote:Oct 16, 2014

      What Houzz contributors are saying:

      Laura Gaskill added this to Nail Your Curb Appeal: Traditional StyleMay 17, 2016

      Spiff up the garage. If your garage is a prominent feature, make sure it’s dressed the part! Garage doors in good repair and painted to coordinate with the rest of your home’s exterior are a must. Add a few of these finishing touches to make your garage look its best:Sconce lighting in the same finish as your porch lightsShutters painted to match the shutters on your homeAn eyebrow pergola above the garage doors or decorative corbels beneath the eavesHow to Replace or Revamp Your Garage DoorsBrowse more stories on boosting curb appeal

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