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Building a porch

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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva's method for constructing a handsome on-grade deck.

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Front Porch Reveal: Riverside Retreat

This post is part of a paid collaboration with Lowe’s Home Improvement. All opinions are my own. Happy May, happy day… our front porch makeover is finally complete! Before I get into the details, check out this timelapse I made of the final stage of our porch makeover: If you’ve been following this renovation, you […]

Expand to Outside | Outside, but just a little protected from the elements, the screened in porch is a year round place to enjoy and relax. Our favorite screened in porch designs are places you'll want to porch it during the fall, winter, spring, and summer.

The ideal screened-in porch will entice you outside for all four seasons. Browse these 20 stylish ways to upgrade your indoor/outdoor space.

footing and pier foundation for front porch

Porch foundations are essential to the overall structure of your porch. A solid foundation will provide both safety and longevity of your structure.

Since posting my original porch swing bed tutorial, I’ve gotten a lot of requests for a smaller version. Bed swings are large since they are made to fit a twin mattress, and they do take up a lot of room on a porch. So it’s understandable that someone would rather have a smaller swing. My sister-in-law has also been wanting a swing for her front porch, and after measuring, it’s not quite deep enough for a bed swing. So this was a good opportunity to kill two birds with one stone. I c…

Since posting my original porch swing bed tutorial, I’ve gotten a lot of requests for a smaller version. Bed swings are large since they are made to fit a twin…

If you've ever thought about turning your cement porch into a wood deck, it's surprisingly easy! Here are some thoughts, tips, & photos from our experience!

If you've ever thought about turning your cement porch into a wood deck, it's surprisingly easy! Here are some thoughts, tips, & photos from our experience!

Covering An Existing Concrete Porch With Wood – Part 1

My front porch floor is finished! And I am absolutely thrilled with how it turned out. My old, ugly, original concrete porch has now been covered over with a gorgeous wood porch that adds so much character to the front of my house. If you missed the previous posts about this project, you can click the links below to read the details. Part 1 – Covering an Existing Concrete Porch With Wood Part 2 – Wood Front Porch Progress Part 3 – More Front Porch Progress Part 4 – Critter-proofing and…