Breathe new life into a dated split-level with these tips — you have more options than you might think!
What’s not to love about a split-level home? The interior spaces flow. And while the change in floor level creates a partial separation of spaces, they are visually connected from one level to the next. Split-levels are cool — on the inside.
The outside is often another story. Split-level exteriors tend to be a bit bland. If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. And that’s probably because so many of them were built during the 1970s. T1-11 siding (plywood sheets with vertical grooves spaced 8 inches apart) is common on the upper levels, and the upper floors tend to be cantilevered out over the structural walls below.
Split-level homes can feel dated. But a few simple modifications can transform them, making them one of the best fixer-upper options.
Let’s take a look at a few of the primary changes you might make to create a modern masterpiece from the…