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Tour our 11 Model Homes during the Fall 2020 Parade of HomesSM September 12 - October 4, 2020

Tour our 11 Model Homes during the
Parade of HomesSM  September 12 - October 4, 2020

Inspiration
Inspiration

AT HOME: Porches

May 11, 2020

It is such a pleasure to stroll down the street and feel a sense of community as neighbors sit on their front porch, wave, and call out greetings. Many of our communities feature tree-lined sidewalks that encourage front-porch living. With spring upon us, we find ourselves moving back out and into our outdoor spaces. Whether it’s a front porch, screened-in porch, or a four-season porch we love building these spaces for our homeowners.

FRONT PORCHES

No matter your style, we have built Traditional, Modern, and Transitional front porches which not only add exceptional curb appeal but are a fabulous space to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. Based on requests, we have used concrete, cedar, low maintenance decking with a finished front, and coordinating steps. Our LP Siding adds rich texture and color to this exterior space. We love to paint our front doors with a splash of color to add a visual “pop”. This is a great starting point to style this exterior space which can be continued by using coordinating furniture or pillows.

SCREENED-IN PORCHES

Screened-in porches are amazing, especially in Minnesota with our extensive mosquito population. Vaulted ceilings keep the space open and airy. Adding a ceiling fan is a smart move as it keeps the air moving on hot, sultry summer days. Some enjoy a clean and consistent painted interior, while others enjoy the warmth and natural feel of cedar. Either way, we love the way both look with black railing!

FOUR-SEASON PORCHES

Even though four-season porches can be used year-round we’re going to touch on them as we have so many windows in this space it feels like you’re actually outdoors! Having a vault in this room with three walls of windows really brings the outdoors in. A chandelier is a fun way to express your style and acts as a great focal point for the room. This room is amazing on cold rainy days when you’re drawn to the outdoors but want to stay warm and cozy.

DECKS & PATIOS

Regardless of if you choose a screened-in or four-season porch, we love the transition to a grill deck or patio. Keeping the materials the same is aesthetically pleasing and creates a nice flow from one space to the next.

If you live in Minnesota, you know just how precious the warmer months can be. These are the days when getting outdoors is a must! ⁠Enjoy your outdoor getaway at home, with our many outdoor living spaces. For more curb appeal inspiration visit this Pinterest Board and for more inspiration on porches & decks visit this Pinterest Board.

© 2020 Robert Thomas Homes Inc. All rights reserved. Prices, floor plans, home elevations, options, upgrades, specifications, incentives, promotions, and availability are subject to change without notice. Base prices or starting from prices of a home plan or floorplan do not include optional home elevations, options, upgrades, or lot premiums. Finished square footage and dimensions are approximate and subject to change without notice. Photos, virtual tours, video tours, and/or illustrations may not depict actual home plan configuration and/or details and may show certain options and upgrades not included in the base price or starting price of the home plan. Showcase model homes featured may show model staging, furniture, and accessories that are not included in the purchase of a home. Community improvements and amenities described are based upon current development plans and information furnished by others and are subject to change without notice. No representations are made with regards thereto. Community association fees and/or assessments, covenants, conditions, and restrictions may apply. Promotions and incentives may require the use of a certain lender that is an affiliate of Robert Thomas Homes, Inc. Floor plans and home elevations are used by permission by Robert Thomas Homes, Inc. and are protected by U.S. copyright laws. Please consult a Robert Thomas Homes, Inc. New Home Consultant for complete information. MN LIC BC644819

© 2020 Robert Thomas Homes Inc. All rights reserved. Prices, floor plans, home elevations, options, upgrades, specifications, incentives, promotions, and availability are subject to change without notice. Base prices or starting from prices of a home plan or floorplan do not include optional home elevations, options, upgrades, or lot premiums. Finished square footage and dimensions are approximate and subject to change without notice. Photos, virtual tours, video tours, and/or illustrations may not depict actual home plan configuration and/or details and may show certain options and upgrades not included in the base price or starting price of the home plan. Community improvements and amenities described are based upon current development plans and information furnished by others and are subject to change without notice. No representations are made with regards thereto. Community association fees and/or assessments, covenants, conditions, and restrictions may apply. Promotions and incentives may require the use of a certain lender that is an affiliate of Robert Thomas Homes, Inc. Floor plans and home elevations are used by permission by Robert Thomas Homes, Inc. and are protected by U.S. copyright laws. Please consult a Robert Thomas Homes, Inc. New Home Consultant for complete information. MN LIC BC644819

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