We have an old 1870s balloon-framed house. Very shanty looking 2-story with attic and basement. Small, about 17' wide by 23' deep. We want to improve curb appeal by residing, perhaps adding covered porches front and back, or decking around side not sure. It is in Greenwich, CT a nice upscale area but this section of town has some ugly homes. We have a minimal budget and are do it yourselfers.