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Tired of calmly pretending to understand what your contractor is talking about?

Wondering if you should ask for a Portico, a Porch, or a Patio?

Want a clearer understanding of your quotes (because what exactly is a rainscreen)?

 

The jargon swirling around your exterior renovation project can be overwhelming to keep up with. But help is here! This easy-to-follow visual glossary breaks down all those complex renovation terms into simple explanations – with pictures – because it doesn’t have to be so confusing.

Based on insights from more than one hundred exterior design client projects, this e-book is perfect for beginners new to home improvement or anyone seeking to understand the components that make up the exterior of a home. With this digital PDF download, you can say goodbye to confusion and hello to confidence as you learn about all the exterior house parts.

Having a basic understanding of the terminology and characteristics of your exterior will empower you to make smart decisions regarding the materials, styles, and designs that match your preferences and budget. So, whether you’re planning a small update or a complete exterior overhaul, this e-book will be your go-to resource every step of the way.

 

You’ll Quickly learn:

  • Basic Structure Terms
  • Roof Styles, Parts, Vents & Measurement Terms
  • Eave & Rake Styles & Terms
  • Gable Types
  • Siding & Cladding Terms
  • Exterior Trim & Detail Terms
  • Window Parts, Styles, Terms, & Structures
  • Shutter Styles & Hardware Terms
  • Door Parts, Styles, Combos & Hardware Terms
  • Exterior Lighting Types
  • Structural Add-Ons like Stoop, Patio, Canopy, Pergola, Portico, Porch, Deck, Railing
  • Stair Terms & Styles

All Exterior Designs automatically include this guide to Exterior House Parts.

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As the founder and lead designer for West | South, my goal is to provide Thoughtful Exterior Design Services and Digital DIY Tools so you can stop feeling overwhelmed by your big home project.  Instead, I want you to feel confident, empowered, and ready to make it happen. YOU GOT THIS!

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