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Gingerbread Houses – Hansel & Gretel or Gothic Revival?

We recently ran across an article on Houzz by contributing editor Samantha Schoech about Gingerbread detailing that featured some Durabrac homes. It got us thinking about “Gingerbread” and what it actually means to people. The origin of “Gingerbread” goes back many centuries. Originally, wood was used to carve … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Gingerbread Box

Often when many think of decorative brackets, the images of gingerbread porches and fancy exteriors of the Old South come to mind. Architectural components or gingerbread brackets aren’t just for sprucing up porches, overhangs or gables anymore. Brackets (including vinyl … Continue reading

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How to Get the Perfect Spandrel Fit for Your Porch

The hard reality about porches is they are far from consistent and uniform.  Sections that are supposed to be equal may differ by inches.  This can create a dilemma when ordering decorative spandrel for your porch. Most spandrel comes in … Continue reading

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