Porches and Patios
Types of Pavers
| Updated April 14, 2023 | Published June 20, 2021

When creating beautiful walkways, patios, porches, and pool decks, pavers are one of the first things you need to acquire. Pavers are commonly made of natural stone, concrete, and brick. It can also be made from marble, porcelain, rubber, and plastic. It’s a popular material in constructing driveways, pool decks, patios, outdoor seating areas, and outdoor kitchens, among others. There are numerous types of pavers that a homeowner like you can choose from.

Tongue and Groove Porch Flooring Options
| Updated April 9, 2023 | Published June 14, 2021

Plank flooring has certainly evolved over the years. Gone are the days of rough-hewn boards nailed to floor joists on uneven surfaces. Today, the innovative techniques used in wooden flooring installation have resulted in smooth, level boards. Deck or porch flooring is something that’s instantly noticeable as soon as you approach your front door. It must, therefore, look unique and visually appealing.

Types of Fences
| Updated April 1, 2023 | Published May 31, 2021

Whether you are building your own home from scratch or are simply revamping its exteriors, fences are probably pretty high on your to-do list. Fences are usually thought to serve a practical purpose, but they can be equally effective in tying together your overall curb appeal.

| Updated May 12, 2021 | Published May 11, 2021

A deck installation on your property can provide a wonderful area to enjoy your outside space. Whether you’re hiring a contractor or constructing the deck yourself, you can use this guide to familiarize yourself with the different parts of a deck.

Parts of a Porch
| Updated July 18, 2022 | Published April 26, 2021

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.

Types of Outdoor Hanging Lights
| Updated September 19, 2022 | Published April 12, 2021

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.

How to Get Rid of Lizards on Porch
| Updated March 27, 2021 | Published March 27, 2021

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.

How to Keep Rain from Blowing in on Porch
| Updated March 21, 2021 | Published March 21, 2021

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.

Types of Front Porches
| Updated March 18, 2021 | Published March 18, 2021

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.

Porch Paint Colors
| Updated July 15, 2022 | Published March 7, 2021

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.

Porch Flooring
| Updated October 22, 2022 | Published March 7, 2021

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.

Front Porch Ideas for Small Houses
| Updated August 22, 2021 | Published February 16, 2021

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.