The one limitation that drives me really crazy with our house is the outside. In my dream version, the exterior of our house would have a metal roof, cedar plank on the house and a river rock base. I guess the limitation is that there is no good reason to replace the vinyl siding or cover up the base. We are planning on a new roof in the springtime, but will probably just go with asphalt shingles (compromise to my metal roof).
How do you deal with compromises and limitations when renovating and decorating? What's the one that really bothers you the most?
After watching a recent episode of Renovation Nation in which the Omey family's remodel was featured, I was ready to "accidently" put a hole through our vinyl siding to replicate what the Omey family did to their exterior. They installed recycled cedar plank using a rainscreen siding method. Love it and there would be no compromising!
In the end, I guess I find relief in compromising and limitations by blogging. Sorry, readers!!
pictures from Ernest R. Munch Architect Urban Planner