A pergola adds visual interest to the facade without blocking light.Siding and trim:
The new facade, designed by Rick, features prestained western red cedar shingles, composite stucco, and layers of composite trim painted in Sherwin-Williams
's Spalding Gray. All the materials resist rot.Windows and door:
Single-pane windows were swapped for more efficient double-hungs with wood interiors and factory-painted red aluminum exteriors. Jeff kept the front gable's original arched entry, a hallmark of the English-cottage style, but refinished the door with a medium-brown stain.