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A Grand New Porch and Entrance for a Simple Shaker Home

In this home renovation project, Karlovec & Company built a front porch addition for a colonial home in Shaker Heights, Ohio. The result is a a gracious, welcoming entrance and improved curb appeal.

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At A Glance

Project:Front Porch Addition, Exterior
Location:Grenway Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio
Built:c. 1925
Challenges:Avoiding damage to the big tree; barrel ceiling; unusually low roof pitch for asphalt shingles.
Features:Extra deep, extra-large porch, Mahogany, recessed lights, ceiling fans, extra close spindle spacing for added privacy, composite columns and pilasters for added durability.
Comments:The barrel ceiling is key to the look.

Client Feedback

“The extra front to back depth makes for a super spacious porch. It’s like we have two separate living areas with one on each side of the front door.”

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