Friday, November 20, 2015

The Capers Goes Blue

After 6 1/2 years of living in our cute little yellow house, Chris and I decided it was time to give this Cape Cod an upgrade.
The yellow siding was made of aluminum and had seen about 10 too many Syracuse winters. The color was faded and chalky and worst of all, the metal itself was pitted and stained in many places, as you can see on either side of the door in the picture below.
So we got some estimates and chose a contractor to give this guy a facelift. But before you see the finished house, check out the in-between pictures. For weeks, whenever I looked at the house, I just had to keep reminding myself that "the middle makes no sense."
But finally, after a very long process (we started getting estimates for the siding in May and it's now November!) we are finally done and the house looks gorgeous,
Check out the before again! It's crazy how different it looks!!
Ignore the little yellow vent above the window. I'm going to paint that to match the siding.
The back porch received some extra work too. Look at the difference!
The front door is way better too.
But we definitely need to put in some new stairs. These brick ones are officially the worst feature of the house. The Capers deserves better!

Here's a few more angles of our big blue beauty.
Yep, still need to paint the garage to match. That's a spring project though.
Can you believe it's the same house? Do you love it as much as we do? We're thrilled with it and it's definitely got us excited to tackle a few more projects in the spring.