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Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 6:46 pm
by grammacake
My son In law is in the process of ripping all of the old tin off and we have found some really old tin with scallops on it under the other. Does anyone know how old this is?

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:41 am
by pqtex
I don't know anything about it, but it sure is interesting.

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:58 am
by Heinlhouse
BobG wrote:Thought I'd say "hey" and post a summertime pic of our gem! If you look real hard, you can see yourself sitting on the front porch with us sharing a mint julep or a lemonade and some fresh baked sugar cookies :)
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Hi Bob, I'm originally from Lawrenceburg, but my family moved to Shelbyville in the late 70s. You have a lovely home. You must be close to Shannon Funeral Home and maybe to Mary Helen Miller.

I've been in Lexington since coming to Transy in '83. Just purchased a 1901 Victorian on N Limestone. Wish me luck.

Exterior colors

PostPosted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:54 pm
by msplb
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Can anyone make a suggestion on a color scheme and pallet that would work for our home. Im at a total loss. Cant seem to think outside the box.

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:07 pm
by Mrs._d
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We finished our old house restoration (2007-20014). During those 7 years, we've scraped, primed, and painted the house twice. The first time was a light sage green (Valspar), and it faded badly. Summer of 2014 we re-painted with Sherwin Williams Super Paint called Oak Moss.

Check out 1000+ photos of our whole house restoration from 2007-2014. http://www.1893victorianfarmhouse.blogspot.com

Mrs. D - Wisconsin

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:50 pm
by marlette73
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My new "1920something" home in Lorain, Ohio. Cant put my finger on a build year or style. Recently installed reclaimed canvas awnings from a closed Boston Market restaurant! I thought they went well with the house, after being inspired by the old picture.

Thx
Vinnie

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:02 pm
by pappster85
Built in 1919, purchased in January of this year, this place is going to be my project for the next few years. I can't wait to replace the roof with something more fitting as well as have the wood exterior painted. I am debating on halve round gutters as well. Did I mention there is still cedar siding under that awful fake stuff in the gables. :)

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2015 12:34 pm
by lesleyjeanne
My 1925 Bungalow

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:03 pm
by carmenjames
I was amazed by all of the houses. they are in very nice condition just like they were before. that was impressive.

Re: Exterior of your home pics

PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:08 pm
by 1920brickbaby
This beauty will be ours in 1 month god willing once we close... The brick is in such great condition! The roof still slate...
My wonder is what might have been the trim/soffits before the metal was installed.. :( i got a small peak under one part that was missing and it looked like wood was still in there!