I have yet to post any official “AFTER” pictures of our exterior, because, well it wasn’t DONE. But now it is, because we finally got around to the porch skirting. If you’d like to read more about why porch skirting is SO IMPORTANT, please read this:
Miraculously, the skirting was still in place when we purchased the house, but in disrepair (duh.. it was 125 years old!)
A closer look:
We needed to replace three sections of skirting. Of course, all were different lengths, and each section started at one width, and ended at another, due to the natural slope of the ground that the house sits on. This called for some geometry. And so I called my husband.
He told me about it once… something about measuring the diameter of the circles, keeping them at the same distance from the edge of the frame, dividing the S curve into quarters, and keeping that curve the same width as the circles… anyway.. here’s a picture of it:
Anyhoo… they turned out pretty great.
And now, for some after pictures. You are seeing 18 months worth of painting, a new roof, new cedar shake siding, new tuck pointing, and NEW (historically accurate) PORCH SKIRTING!
One more look at Before… Spring 2014
After… Summer 2016