What is a ranch style house?

Answer The ranch style house is a one story residence that became popular after World War II. The style was originally known as the California Ranch and was influenced by the western lifestyle. Its relaxe... Read More »

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Interior design question. my house is a ranch style. no back door to yard just side door with long narrow walk?

I think your only option is to do some sort of wrap-around deck or elevated patio from the side door. I'm not sure if the side door is on the same side of the garage, but if it is, you could exten... Read More »

How to Update Ranch Style Homes?

Ranch-style homes not only have signature exterior qualities that set them apart from other home styles, but distinct interior qualities as well. To maintain an authentic ranch style, you must care... Read More »

Is it more cost effective to a heat Cape Cod or a ranch style home?

A classic Cape Cod house is more cost-effective than a ranch because there is less exposed surface relative to the heated area. The roof of a ranch-style house would be twice the length of a Cape C... Read More »

How to Build an Authentic Modern Texas Ranch-Style Home?

A Texas ranch house is an iconic structure that relates to the way Texas was populated and developed. In its historic sense, the Texas ranch home was a response to the climate, local building mater... Read More »