Another layer of makeup was added with the installation of the 1st floor windows and rear door.  As with the box gutters, replacing the boarded up and broken windows and rear door I knew would go a long way towards improving the curb appeal of my home.

I hope I’ll have the funds to get the house painted this year, which will further enhance the curb appeal.  I’ve already got the colors picked out thanks to the 2017 HGTV Urban Oasis sweepstakes.  The house will be Sherwin Williams Sea Serpent SW7615 (I tested this color on the boards around the front door), the trim and columns will be Sherwin Williams Incredible White SW7028, and the doors will be Sherwin Williams They Call It Mellow SW9015.  I couldn’t go 100% with their design choices and use the pink door.  I wanted to pay homage to the original yellow of the house by using it on my doors.  The cool thing with Sherwin Williams’ website is they provide coordinating color options with each color.  I’ll be using some of the interior colors from the HGTV home also and that’s how I found the yellow for the door.

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  1. Venus-
    Keep up the great work!
    Greater Cincinnati Water Works is following your work and enjoying your enthusiasm and seeing your progress!

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