Updating a 1960 ranch home
Updating a 1960 ranch home - Chathirika nude
Fortunately, visual interest is just a series of DIY improvements away.Here are five ways to improve the ranch style’s exterior, transforming it from blah to beautiful.
An updated ranch home fits in better alongside taller neighboring homes, and attracts more buyers, if you list it for sale.Because so many ranch-style houses were built quickly and with a cookie-cutter formula, the ranch is dismissed by some as simple, ordinary and without style.But there is more than meets the eye to the classic suburban ranch.My signature colors are navy and kelly green, which I fully admit to using too much of.Those colors can be found on my Ralph Lauren Inspired barstools, as well as multiple other things in my DIY project gallery.Today, I'm sharing one of my biggest DIY projects to date: my kitchen renovation. Surprisingly though, most of the house was in good shape.
A couple years back, Grunt Labor (the husband) and I purchased a 1960s brick rancher. Except for the fact that nothing had been updated since 1969 when it was built.
• Add color with a fresh coat of paint and accent trim.
• Replace outdated siding with fiber cement board, stucco, stone veneer, brick or a combination of two or three.
The common spaces are super welcoming—this truly is a great house to entertain in!
The amazing kitchen, designed by Laura Britt Design and built by Texas Construction Company, features a huge quartz island with waterfall edge counter tops, open shelving, Waterworks penny round tile, an insane amount of storage, a farmhouse sink, a pro-range, a pullout pantry & a kitchen office nook.
Meanwhile, an older generation of buyers are lured by the ranch’s single-level floor plan, which is easy on aging knees.