Shutters are a standard decorative element for windows that sit on the outside of a house. Wood and vinyl shutters are the most common. Vinyl is a synthetic material that offers several advantages and disadvantages. More »

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The best type of paint for vinyl shutters is Krylon Fusion by Sherwin Williams because it is an exterior plastic spray paint that adheres well to vinyl and hard plastic surfaces, according to ExteriorSolutions.com. This ... More »

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Exterior window louvered shutters come with fixed or operable shutters, and they are available in a variety of materials such as wood, vinyl, composite, fiberglass and aluminum. Manufacturers make louvered shutters in he... More »

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Some ideas for concrete edging as a decorative element include stamped concrete for a natural rock look near pools and indented cuts in concrete for patterned borders along driveways or gardens. Decorative concrete edgin... More »

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A pole barn house is a structure that is supported by large poles that are placed into the ground and anchored with concrete. A pole barn house does not require a foundation and uses wood or metal siding. It also usually... More »

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One landscaping idea for the front of the house is to add a winding path from the front gate leading to the home's front door. Another idea is to include rows of trees along the border of the path to add visual appeal to... More »

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There is not one proper way to landscape a small backyard guest house, as the belief of what looks best is subjective and each person will have their own opinion. However, there are many different options available sugge... More »

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