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    Renovation Articles | Porch Design

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    April 29, 2016

    Luxury Porch Additions

    Porches provide transition space from indoors to outdoors.  Protected from sun, rain and insects but open to fresh air, a porch is an outdoor room where you can escape your electronic devices if you wish. It can be a ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    April 7, 2016

    Considering Porches -or- How the Greeks Invented Outdoor Living

    Are you looking to add curb appeal to your home? You probably love the idea of expanding your living space or providing more room for entertaining, and stretching out on a fully ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    November 17, 2014

    How Porch Renovations Add Curb Appeal

    Considering Porch Design -or- How the Greeks Invented Outdoor Living Are you looking to add curb appeal to your home? You'll probably like the idea of expanding your living space ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    May 1, 2012

    Curb Appeal

    Something Is Missing Curb appeal. You  know it when you see it because you feel it. But, what is it exactly? 

    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    March 21, 2012

    Home Remodeling: Design & Craftsmanship

    When we talk about the fine points of home additions we tend to make it all about the designers.  In fact, a design plan is just the beginning.  An enormous amount of thought and ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    March 8, 2012

    It's Only A Porch: Why Does It Cost So Much?

    First of all it isn't "only" a porch.  In custom renovation there is no "only" anything.  It is all about details--studiously conceived and finely crafted details.  All those ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    January 30, 2012

    Home Additions That Go Against the Grain

    Prospective clients will often say “we want an addition that doesn’t look like an addition.”  People want home additions to respect the architectural character of their house. We ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    December 8, 2011

    New Home Additions Blur the Line Between Indoors and Out

    In an earlier post (The New Family Room Addition Is a Porch) we talked about how the luxury porch is gaining popularity in the category of home additions.  The example here is a ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    November 17, 2011

    The New Family Room Addition Is... a Porch

    A new generation of porches is bringing indoor aesthetics and comfort to the great outdoors.  The screen porch has been steadily gaining the sort of popularity that the family ...