Chief among her suggestions: Convert the main deck to a covered porch that runs the width of the house, bringing order to the front, which looks haphazard because the windows are different sizes. A long shed dormer on the second story enhances this effect while capturing coveted lake views. "It's hard to believe this is my house!" says Christine. "I can't make all the changes, but I might fix the front porch—that alone would make a big difference."