The first thing we were drawn to when we first drove up to our 1980s colonial was the curb appeal. However, we saw that it had a ton of potential for even more! I knew it just needed a farmer’s porch. My dreams waited a few years (and we had a few misadventures along the way trying to fix the peeling exterior paint) but in 2019 we embarked on a full exterior remodel. We hired out the project and that proved to be a great decision. Now we’re working on bringing the landscaping up to speed with the rest of the project. Stay tuned!
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Contractor: Jancon Exteriors— Franklin, MA
PLEASE NOTE: There are no paint colors on our house exterior currently. We hired out our entire exterior to be updated with high-end wood-look vinyl in 2019 and it all comes with brand-specific colors that are listed below. If it isn’t sourced, I don’t know the answer. It was either already here or purchased and installed through our exterior contractor.
“Cedar” Vinyl Planks: Everlast Advanced Composite Siding in Seaside Gray
“Cedar” Shake Vinyl Shingles: Mastic Cedar Discovery in Everest
All Exterior White Trim, Lattice, Etc.: Azek Trim, not painted
Front Door: Thermatru wood-look door in Mohagany
Shutters: exact source unknown, Similar Here, black
Decking: exact source unknown, composite, we chose the dark gray option
Metal Roof: exact source unknown, Standing Seam Metal Roof in Black
Roof Shingle Color: exact source unknown, Black, it was already here.
Lantern Posts: Walpole Outdoors
Replacement Windows: Pella 350 Series
Previous Exterior Colors: Possibly Benjamin Moore Hawthorne Yellow (it was painted this color when we bought it), then it was painted Benjamin Moore Gray Huskie before the renovation.