after porch and entry of gothic revival exterior, curb appeal before and after
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Draw Out Distinctive Details With Paint: Porch and Entry

Trim: Except for a few rotted sections that were too far gone, most of the woodwork merely had to be scraped and caulked prior to painting. About 40 percent of the home's water-damaged soffits were swapped out for new panels made of tongue-and-groove Douglas fir.
Landscaping: The couple cleaned up the overgrown gardens and supplemented what was there with shrubs and perennials that can handle the prairie climate, including Cistena plums, dwarf Japanese barberry, liriope, and heat-tolerant peonies.
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