With respect to great flow and room design, elevations are why homes sell. More than a pretty face, curb appeal is your first chance to engage the buyer’s imagination. No matter how well your floor plan lives, they’ll never see it if you don’t get them to walk through the door.
In this occasional series, architect Anne Postle points out common elevation gaffes and then provides easy fixes. Here, she explains how to keep the front of the house from looking papered-on and fake—even if you're using synthetic materials.