Porches and Patios
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The front porch is one of the most common architectural features. It’s a favorite spot for people-watching, at least in the city. Here are the porch parts that any homeowner should remember, whether you’re building in or rehabilitating an existing one.

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Outdoor hanging lights can provide ample illumination to your patio, porch, or backyard, allowing your guests to see your beautiful landscape and your home’s architectural features. Aside from that, it can also make your outdoor space more appealing, especially if its design blends well with your other decor and furniture.

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People have different reasons why they want to keep lizards away from the porch and other areas of their home. To save you time, we have gathered some of the best solutions to repel lizards or deal with them if they do enter your porch.

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Your porch can be a place for relaxation but also a source of constant worry if it is not protected from rain blowing in. Luckily for you, there are other ways to protect your furnishing besides moving it inside the house every time it is about to rain.

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For decades, front porches have been an important section of most of the buildings constructed (residential, commercial, religious, etc). The architecture has always evoked a sense of ease and warmth due to its simplicity yet refinement. Even though other components and parts of the house get more consideration and the constant adjustment in home styles and designs, the porch has never completely gone out of style.

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A home’s front porch is supposed to be a quintessentially fun part of the house. It’s rarely a good place to set up your home office or study – instead, it should be the backdrop of your quiet summer evenings or a place to continue the conversation after a dinner party.

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Whether you’re building a new porch or resurfacing your existing porch, you have a lot of porch flooring options to choose from. We’ll take a look at the pros and cons of each one to give you a better idea of what you might like to use on your porch.

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If you have a smaller house and are looking for some ideas of how to make the most of your porch, you’ll want to check out these pictures. We’re highlighting what others have done to spice up their front porches. You’ll see everything from architectural designs to smart landscaping choices to unique seating arrangements to floral and décor ideas.

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Your porch doesn’t have to be a bare place to stand as you open the door. It can even be more than a covered area for the delivery person to leave your packages. Your front or back porch can be a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the weather and the view outside.

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Your porch doesn’t need to be wasted space. You can transform it into a room addition by screening it in or fully enclosing it. Here are some inspiring ideas to help you visualize what your might porch space might look like and how functional it can really be.

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You are considering enclosing your porch and wonder how much it will cost. But after some research, you found out there are other choices as well. Besides the cost of enclosing your porch, there are some other questions to pinpoint. What’s better for your home, an enclosed porch or a sunroom? Which will add more comfort and usability to your space? Which will add more value to your property? Here, we’ll answer all of these in this article.

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Porch railings can be made of various materials, such as wood, metal, and concrete. Plus, they come in numerous styles or designs. Fortunately, we can provide you with a list of porch railing ideas. Hopefully, this guide can help you choose the best style that matches your preferences.