Best Facelift AWARD

EXOVATIONS presents the best exterior facelist award winner selected by our customers.


Turman Home Wins Best Facelift of 2014

EXOVATIONS customers and fans selected the Turman home as the winner of the 2014 Best Facelift Award contest. Seven finalists were selected by the EXOVATIONS team and the rest was up to our customers. All seven received votes, but the Turman house topped them all with an overwhelming 38% of all votes. The second highest scoring home was the Doherty home, capturing 23% of the vote.


Turman Home Remodeling Details

Like many of our home exterior facelift projects, the Turman renovation began with a picture. The homeowner designed the exact front porch he wanted for his home and rough sketched it out on paper. With several ideas and wishes for his home’s exterior, Mr. Turman put the challenge to EXOVATIONS to transform his home into the one he so clearly envisioned in his mind. Once the portico fell into shape, Mr. Turman could see that his home’s amazing transformation was exactly what he hoped for.

The Turman's renovation included the following projects:

  • FRONT PORCH / PORTICO: Installed a metal hip style front portico cover 6' x 2' with 2 cedar gable brackets supporting it. The portico has exposed pressure treated framing.

  • GABLE BRACKETS: Installed 2 cedar gable brackets ..1 in front gable and 1 on right side gable.

  • TRELLIS: Installed a cedar trellis built over the garage door, using the same bracket style that was installed on the portico.

  • SIDING: Removed all stucco from the front of the house. Installed new frieze board in front. Installed lap siding and board and batten style. Installed a 1 x 10 band across the entire front and right side (including chimney) to seperate the floors. Installed a 1 x 6 smaller band to seperate the top of the foyer wall to the foyer gabled section.

  • TRIM ROT: Replaced 1 leg of the garage door frame with a 2 x 8 pressure treated. Replaced brickmold on the right side twin, and all windows on the back deck. Replaced the nosing on all windows on the back deck.

  • WINDOW TRIM IN FRONT: Removed brickmold and installed 1 x 6 trim around all front windows and entry door. Used a PVC 1 x 6 on the 1 front radius window.

  • SOFFIT: Installed all new solid soffit in the front gabled area and perforated soffit on all front hip areas.

  • STONE: Installed real stacked stone 5' high, on either side of the entry door unit, and the adjacent return walls.

  • PAINT: Pressure washed, primed, and painted all surfaces. Painted the metal chimney shroud.


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WINNER - BEST FACELIFT OF 2014
BEFORE - The Turmans wanted to update their stucco home using a sketch of the homeowner's vision.
AFTER - The stucco was removed and replaced with lap siding and board and batten style siding.
BEFORE - front entrance
AFTER - front entrance. New portico and front porch with hip metal roof and decorative cedar support brackets. Exposed pressure treated wood supports and stacked stone accents gave the home a handsome craftsman style entrance.
BEFORE - The facelift called for replacement of the existing steel door and sidelites.
AFTER - A single 3/4 lite door replaced the old steel door and new full lite sidelites were added to complement the lines and style of the new door.
BEFORE - The Turmans wanted to add the warmth of cedar and craftsman styles to their home.
AFTER - Beautiful cedar brackets were added to the front and right side gables of the home.
BEFORE - The Turmans wanted to add the warmth of cedar and craftsman styles to their home.
AFTER - A cedar trellis was added along the top of the garage to add warmth and craftsman stylings to the home.
BEFORE AFTER

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