Customer Service is Hard

Drive down any street in a planned community or someplace generally though of as suburbia and you’ll see that virtually every house has both a garage door sized for at least two cars and a front door facing the street. It’s a look I don’t much care for and except for the house I grew up in, I’ve never lived in a house that had this configuration. There’s something about a blank wall of garage doors (and usually the lack of any kind of front porch, too) that screams “STAY AWAY! WE DON’T DO NEIGHBORLY!” Yet most everyone identifies this configuration as the front of the house. My “lived experience” confirms this.

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