What Style is Your House?

Whether remodeling, adding on, or just giving your home some extra curb appeal, knowing the style of your house can help you develop a successful plan. You’ll also gain a greater appreciation of the way your house was designed and built.

Browse our photo gallery for the most popular housing styles and types. Using the original style of your house as a starting point for an exterior makeover is usually the best technique. Keep in mind that mixing styles can also energize a design.

Cape Cod

Cape Cod homes are typically one story, sometimes 1-1/2 stories, and feature a steep roofline & multi-pane windows. This popular style was built in the 1930s and often boasts dormer windows for added space, light, and ventilation. Your home is in this style category if it features these elements.

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Cape Cod Gallery

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Richmond Collection (Color: Khaki)

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Prova Collection  (Color: White)

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DaVinci  (Color: Manor)

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Perfection Shingles (Color: Heritage Gray)

Cottage Country / Loghouse

Homes in this category have a warm, storybook character. If your home reflects a charming and cozy style and is complete with steep roof pitches, cross gables, and arched doors, put yourself in the Cottage Country style category.

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Cottage Country / Loghouse Gallery

Products Used:
Montebello (Color: Spice)

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DaVinci (Color: Pecan)

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DaVinci (Color: Cabot Brown)

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Richmond (Color: Pecan)

Colonial

One of the most popular styles in the United States is the Colonial home. With two or three stories, windows and a chimney are prominent features, complete with a centered door. Does your home feature these characteristics?

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Colonial Gallery

Products Used:
Timberlake Avanti (Color: Ivory)

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DaVinci (Color: Cabot Red)