by TJ AndersonWith a lot of Nashvillians, there’s still a bit of a disconnect, where the Nashville Symphony is seen as something geared only toward folks who were reared on classical music and in
Before and After: A Cedar Shake Transformation
Within a day, we accomplished this transformation:
Here's what we did:
- Put up a railing to create a more defined front porch
- Added cedar columns
- Added cedar shake siding to the gable and also in a row beneath it atop the fascia
- Painted the edge of the gable
- Painted both the front door and the front porch swing a deep brown
- Painted the concrete front porch
- Painted the window trims dark green and light brown (a similar color to the cedar shake--to further tie it in)
Here are a few more snapshots:
I have great intentions to add some killer landscaping in the near future, but in the meantime, I feel like I've already added tremendous value. And I'm feeling better about it's place in the neighborhood. A big, huge thank you to Jeremy Seaton and my parents for donating so much elbow grease this past weekend.
What do you think of the final result? And have you undertaken any remodeling tasks of your own recently? I want to hear about them.
TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a home and sell a home in Nashville, Tennessee. He blogs about Nashville regularly, from Nashville-area....
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