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Michelle G.
Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General Store

I am looking for ideas on how to make the front of our house have more curb appeal. It used to be a General Store, and the previous entrance to the store was closed off by the former owners, which now has a gas fireplace on the other side. The old step still remains, as well as a brown painted piece of plywood to hide the old door. We are closely located to the road and a hidden intersection on a country road, which adds to the dilemma. Do you have any ideas of how to make the front of our home more attractive?
Thanks, Michelle

MLB Construction
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

if you could post a link to some pictures it would help greatly. based on what you've told us there's not much advice we can give you.

Michelle G.
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S
MLB Construction wrote:

if you could post a link to some pictures it would help greatly. based on what you've told us there's not much advice we can give you.

I thought I had posted some pictures... but maybe I did something wrong. Do you know how I can do that?

MLB Construction
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

you can't put up a picture until you have 10 posts but you can post a link to the pictures

Michelle G.
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

Will try to create a link for you.

Michelle G.
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S
MLB Construction wrote:

you can't put up a picture until you have 10 posts but you can post a link to the pictures

Hopefully this works.

https://www.dropbox.com/photos

Michelle G.
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

Hopefully this works.

https://www.dropbox.com/photos

keith3267
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

Thats just a link to their login page.

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

same here I don't have an account there either

dj1
Re: Redesigning an old corner entrance to our 80 year old home/previously a General S

I see no photos here.

But to answer the question: you chose to make a residential property out of a commercial property. That requires a major face lift.

Start with structural changes to the exterior of the building, following by painting and finishing with concrete work and landscaping.

Get ideas from magazines, web sites, garden shops, architects and contractors, Good luck.

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