Porches and Patios
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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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If you like your house to look traditional, dour, less stylish, and less safe, then this article is not for you. By the time you are done reading this page, you will have learned that the best cover for your doorway might just be without a door.

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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.

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Rather than going out and finding a suitable pitch to play in, why not build your own horseshoe pit in your lawn. Once you know the basics of common horseshoe pit dimensions and how they are measured, you’ll be able to get started right away! Read on to learn more

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Since colored lighting can impact our mental state, it’s not surprising to see its importance in a home’s exterior design. For instance, we can now use different LED lighting colors to emit a certain message or create a special feeling. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at porch light color meaning, and the psychology of light and color.