After all of our searching and scouring through Houzz.com, Dave and I fell in love with zinc.
We had planned on doing hardie-backer stuff which I think would have been great too, but all the houses we really loved had zinc.
It is so clean-lined, so low-maintenance, and unique.
Just what we were looking for.
The only problem was that we had no idea where to get that stuff!
Luckily we have a good friend in the building industry who directed us to a commercial building manufacturer who helped us out. This was their manufacturing plant we visited:
Our awesome installer, Don, came and did the windows first. This was his first try trying to bend the zinc perfectly to frame the windows:
And here is is with that zinc up.
Here it is finally unveiled:
We were so excited to see it when they pulled off the protective coating!
Starting to come together!
Let's take one more look at that corner detail:
Now if we can just find the stone to compliment it and get that roof painted!
Yes, we're painting that brown roof. More on that later. For now, let's just enjoy that zinc!!