Today has been...odd.
Let me explain... No...there is too much. Lemme sum up.
HVAC pulls moisture from the air. North TX has a lot of humidity so far this summer. Drain pipes get stopped up, overloaded, whatever. This stops the AC so the water doesn't overflow. If that safeguard is bypassed water overflows.
Into the bedroom closet.
I spent the first few hours of my day rug vacuuming water up. Four buckets later it's...reasonably dry. Not dry. But better.
And we've put a call in to have the pipes blown out with compressed air.
Hard work done, I then got to play with the dollhouse.
I've done a dry fit with the new slanted roof.
I had to extend the main roof so I had overhang past the chimney wall.
Once I add finishes it won't even show.
I'm a bit concerned with the area over the front porch. I liked it in theory but looking at it altogether... it looks a bit heavy to me. Though with the posts and porch floor its better.
I'm wondering if white trim around the bottom, where the flat roof meets the siding, will lighten it up?
What do all of you think? I've got to start painting trim and I'll try to paint a few pieces and see how it looks before I take the whole house apart again.
I think part of the issue might be that the porch is small compared to the roof. I think I want it to be a bit wider since I want to do the half stone and tapered columns on it that are so characteristic of the Craftsman style.
See how these are slightly tapered going upwards?
Here's a quick test run of the shingle look. Obviously not colored or stained.
They're only taped on but having something besides the siding seems to lighten up the area a bit.
The other thought is doing something similar to the top half of the house to break up the blue. It's a lot of blue now that the house is together. Its really BLUE.
I love the color but now it seems a little overwhelming.
I'm going to start painting trim.