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Details for a Sweet Entry Porch Details for a Sweet Entry Porch Online Membership Required

Simple new entry stairs and railings respect the home’s design

Backyard Patios
Backyard Patios

The Big Back Porch
The Big Back PorchOnline Membership Required

A four-porch addition breathes new life into a compact bungalow

Porch from the Past
Porch from the Past

A Porch Becomes a Bath
A Porch Becomes a Bath

A defunct space is transformed into an Asian-inspired master bath

Design an Integral Porch
Design an Integral Porch

Explore four types of integral porches

Start Your Railing Right
Start Your Railing RightOnline Membership Required

Fasten posts for a deck railing you can lean on for years to come

The Rotproof Porch
The Rotproof PorchOnline Membership Required

Water management is the key to keeping a porch standing for decades

A Breezy Porch in Summer, and Heated Living Space in Winter
A Breezy Porch in Summer, and Heated Living Space in WinterOnline Membership Required

Removable window sashes and a weather-ready floor provide a well-insulated room in the winter and a breezy porch in the summer

Add a Screened Porch
Add a Screened Porch

When the weather's right, there's no better place than a porch to enjoy a meal, to watch the kids play, or to entertain friends. Done correctly, a screened porch has plenty of daylight, and offers pleasant views and good ventilation.

Highlights from our Project Gallery

A prize-winning deck, art in the garden, a house with a waterwheel, and more. . .

What's the Difference: Pavers
What's the Difference: Pavers

When deciding between permeable or impermeable pavers, consider the material’s cost, installation demands, and environmental impact

Designing a front porch
Designing a front porchOnline Membership Required

Although size and style are vital to a successful porch, don't ignore the importance of materials and craftsmanship

Neighborly From the StartOnline Membership Required

A new home combines privacy, daylight, and durability, and fits comfortably into a traditional neighborhood

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