Planning For An Addition: Construction Introduction

Are You Designing Your Colonial-Style Dream House?

Have you always loved the simplicity of homes that were built during America's Colonial Era? Maybe you have even seen places like the Josiah Dwight House in Deerfield, Massachusetts and the William Brown House in Edgewater, Maryland in real life. Those homes and other Colonial-style homes might have inspired you to model your new home's custom exterior after that early American look.

If you want more ideas that might help you to design the home of your dreams, keep reading. 

Respect the Design of the Colonial Style - This is obviously going to be easy for you to do since you are drawn to the simplicity of Colonial homes in the first place. Here are a few ways you can respect the design:

Add Details to Make the Exterior Even More Beautiful - Sometimes it's attention to detail that will give a home its personality.

When you and your home builder meet to discuss the custom exterior of your home, he or she will more than likely have ideas that will bring your Colonial-style house into the 21st Century. For instance, even though your house looks like original Colonial homes, that doesn't mean that you can't have state-of-the-art lighting that showcases your home after dark. To learn more, reach out to a builder that offers custom home exteriors