Ranch with Curb Appeal Simple solutions transformed a tired stucco ranch into a home that boasts curb appeal. A new pergola-covered deck and curved walk usher guests to a gabled front porch. Cedar shingles are sealed with a blend of oil-based stain and lacquer pigments, allowing the richness of the woods texture to show through.

Ranch with Curb Appeal Simple solutions transformed a tired stucco ranch into a home that boasts curb appeal. A new pergola-covered deck and curved walk usher guests to a gabled front porch. Cedar shingles are sealed with a blend of oil-based stain and lacquer pigments, allowing the richness of the woods texture to show through.

Entrance Plans Fixed French doors at the front and side of this homes entry allow sunlight in, and wraparound steps add to the welcoming effect. Exterior shutters against the painted brick walls make the windows appear larger. A teak bench encircling a tree makes the front terrace a delightful place to rest in the shade.

Entrance Plans Fixed French doors at the front and side of this homes entry allow sunlight in, and wraparound steps add to the welcoming effect. Exterior shutters against the painted brick walls make the windows appear larger. A teak bench encircling a tree makes the front terrace a delightful place to rest in the shade.