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Architect Cliff May is credited with building the first ranch-style home in San Diego in 1932, followed by California real estate developer Joseph Eichler’s mass-produced version that become so popular in the 1950s.
After World War II, simple and economical ranch-style homes were mass-produced to meet the housing needs of returning soldiers and their families.
• Wrap porch support posts with decorative panels; use wood, stone or brick for base.
• Consider swapping spaces; if the kitchen is between your family room and a (too small) formal dining room, think about switching the family room and dining room uses while opening the new dining room and kitchen into one room; the old formal dining room is perfect for a cozy TV den.
• Add skylights to baths and halls on the north side of the roof to capture ambient light.
• Choose solid surfaces for countertops in baths and the kitchen, eliminating the maintenance of grout lines in tile.
• Resurface the fireplace hearth and surround it with cast stone, large granite tile or a milled wood mantel for an updated look.I like various decorating themes like farmhouse, vintage, mid-century modern, and some traditional.