Porch Posts and Beams
The right spacing, span, proportions, and dimensions are the keys to a good looking front porch
Porches are popular and problematic. They are popular because they extend the living space of a house to the outdoors. There are lots of styles of porches, which means that you can use one to add character and curb appeal to your home. You can even build a screened porch, or a three-season porch to extend the amount of time you can spend outside. Porches are commonly on the first floor of a home, but second-story porches are possible too. You can even build a porch over living space. It is because they are outside that porches are problematic.
Yes, most porches have a roof to protect them. But unless there is absolutely no breeze, parts of a porch are going to get wet when it rains or when snow on the roof above begins to melt. Porch repair is common. The right details are the key to putting that…