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Ideas for Beautiful Home Exteriors

By Mike Holmes

Mike’s Advice / Design & Renovation Inspiration

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 @ 2:16pm
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A beautiful exterior will definitely stand out and reflects the general style of the house. You can add personality to your home with well-planned landscaping and exterior lights. Keeping your lawn and garden green and flourishing can make a home feel welcoming. So can a bright front door with smart locks.

Effect Home Builders


Have a glimpse at these classic, modern and contemporary house designs for inspiration:

Eye-catching design by Effect Home Builders.

Rock Cliff Custom Homes


This dream home was built for a family after their home was destroyed by a fire. It features an expansive roof deck and is certified as Built Green Platinum. Love the modern exterior.

A generous rooftop patio can be accessed from the second level, the patio functions as the family’s outdoor living room where they enjoy time together playing ping pong and soaking up the sun. 

Check out more photos from The Phoenix here.

A luxurious contemporary home with an excellent outdoor seating area. Perfect for families and for entertaining.

This home is built by Rock Cliff in Oakville, Ontario. Award winning boutique home builder servicing the GTA and Muskoka region. A family run business with over 20 years experience in restoration, renovations, new homes and cottages. Love the curb appeal and the gray exterior.

More photos of The Cabot here.

Lexis Homes


This builder’s slogan is “Love Coming Home”. Certainly would love coming home to this beauty. With Lexis Homes, you get the most unique design and build process in Saskatoon

The beautiful outdoor lighting adds to the wow factor.

Check out more photos of The Drift Plan.

RDC Fine Homes


This project was a renovation of the exterior of the house. RDC Fine Homes, a Holmes Approved Builder and Renovator, added a carport , extended the deck, and added a hot tub for these clients.

I love this cottage style theme.

Check out more photos of The Panorama Ridge Home here.

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Charette Custom Homes


Do you remember this commercial/residential property from Holmes and Holmes? What a beautiful transformation by the Make It Right crew and Charette Custom Homes. We made sure we had a gorgeous outdoor area set up and completely renovated the inside.

And we absolutely love the look of the garage doors.

View more photos of The River House here.

Vicky’s Homes


 

This modern 4492 sq ft 2-storey home by Vicky’s Homes brings the warmth of outside wooden tones into and through the home.

The main floor den was designed with the option of converting it into a bedroom. It has a closet and it’s adjacent to a full bathroom. The second floor has 4 bedrooms plus a study loft area for the children. The master bedroom has an office connected for quick access which has stunning panoramic ravine views.

More photos of The Vivaldi here

Bernskoetter Construction


 

Check out some of the gorgeous exterior work by Bernskoetter Construction.

Their custom homes come with the utmost attention to detail. In 1979 Wayne and Donna Bernskoetter started Bernskoetter Construction. Their goal was to build homes based on honesty, hard work and quality craftsmanship. To this day, Bernskoetter Construction builds custom homes in Central Missouri, unsurpassed in craftsmanship and durability. 

Check out more of their stunning work here.

Gentrac Homes


Gentrac Homes has been in business for 31 years, and I love their commitment to quality.

Gentrac Homes are inspected by MY inspectors, so homeowners get peace of mind knowing the home is built right.

Check out their beautiful exterior and interior designs here.

Timber Block


 

Timber Block delivers meticulously crafted and premium pre-engineered timber homes worldwide.

Their energy-efficient homes are assembled in hours, not weeks. They are one of the top manufacturers of timber homes in the world. I love the log-style homes. 

Check out more beautiful photos and videos here. 

Duvanco Homes


 

Duvanco Homes are defined by sensible floor plans, attractive designs and premium upgrades, making them healthy, modern living spaces for families, couples and single homeowners.

From the quality of materials and workmanship to their energy efficiency and contemporary elegance, you can see and feel the difference in a Duvanco Home—built to fit your life, now and in the future with support from a team a professionals to help make your home perfect for you. 

Check out more photos from Duvanco Homes here.

Wastell Homes


The modern farmhouse aesthetic by Wastell Homes is on display in the textured, sophisticated finishes, as well as in the architecture throughout – like the two-storey family room, vaulted ceiling in the eat-in kitchen, and wood beams in the dining room.

This 4,665 sq. ft. home boasts architectural character and finishes inspired by French country farmhouse aesthetic, with cutting- edge, modern conveniences throughout.

Check out more photos of the Magnolia Dream Home.

Habib Homes


 

Habib Homes builds homes from $300k to custom million dollar estates.

They are constantly changing the way their homes are constructed year after year to stay up to date with the latest industry trends. Energy efficiency is a top priority for the company, which has built many energy star certified homes in many communities. 

Check out their photo gallery.

Omega Homes


Omega Homes in Ottawa walks you through the entire process of building a custom home.

Their award-winning architects can work with you to design an efficient and aesthetically pleasing space.

Check out some beautiful photos of their projects here.

SalDan Construction Group


 

SalDan Construction offers wonderful options and provide countless customer options to turn ownership into a more enjoyable, more relaxing and visually appealing experience.

SalDan has built in excess of 6000 single-family homes from Sault Ste. Marie to the Greater Toronto Area over the span of over 40 years to date, and developed multiple high class Subdivisions. 

Check out their gallery photos here.

Hasler Homes


At Hasler Homes Ltd, the team is a collection of high performance custom home builders. They specialize in building sustainable homes, and executing large-scale renovations. They believe a home can be built using eco-friendly construction practices while building a healthy living space.

This beautiful home was a finalist for the 2021 Georgie Awards.

Check out more photos of Belmonte here.

The home’s exterior protects everything inside, so you need to take care of it. This includes your roof, your front porch and your driveway. Keep on top of regular maintenance tasks. The longer you let the exterior deteriorate, the bigger problems you might have in the future.  

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A fresh coat of paint on the exterior can add value in two ways: you’ll see the return on your investment – and then some – when you paint the home. You will also help create a strong first impression for the home, potentially motivating buyers to make an offer more quickly.  Read my tips on painting the exterior of your home.

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