Tag Archives: exterior trim

Entrance Details

pediments

In the old days, the front door was very important because it was the only way in and out for people and everything else, including light. These days most houses have an attached garage, and the front door has become vestigial: the family uses the garage door or the back door. The front entrance is […]

Adding Definition to Exterior or Interior of your Home with Quality Pilasters

pilasters

Most commonly pilasters appear on the fireplace mantels, used as a door and window surrounds, or trim for built-in cabinets and library systems. In other exterior applications, pilasters form the vertical support in archways or tie into a ceiling cornice. Pilasters have numerous design benefits. Sharp vertical lines of the pilasters adding a stately look […]

Queen Anne Style Houses

Queen Anne style house

Queen Anne Style (1860-1910) Queen Anne style was also extremely popular during the Victorian period, and wonderful examples can be found on the East and West coast and nearly every place in between. One reason for this popularity was the mail-order availability of the Queen Anne-style designs. Even though these structures were complicated, all of […]

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