Ideas for Front Porch Designs and More
Whether you are dreaming of a country style porch, a sophisticated contemporary style or you only have a small space for a charming portico, we welcome you here to design, plan, and decorate your porch.
Are You Excited for Summer?
Summer porch decorating sizzles!
Photo courtesy of Marlene Martinez
Porch Steps that Delight
Don't overlook your porch steps as an opportunity for color and beauty.
Gorgeous Visual Interest with LandscapingCreate a visual entrance to your front porch. Colorful plants, creating a focal point, or choosing the right walkway design are elements you can use to add amazing curb appeal.
Explore all of your options from selecting the right hanging baskets to landscape lighting, container gardening, and hardscapes. You will find little changes can have dramatic effects.
The Beauty of a Metal RoofMetal roofs have come a long way in both design and technology and are very popular for front porches. From standing seam panels to tile, shingle slate, and shakes you can choose both your style and color.
Save on heating and cooling, increase your curb appeal, and relax under the comfort of an almost maintenance free roof.
Custom Screen Porches
Screened Porch Plans
Building Our HouseWe are building a house with a wraparound porch and covered back porch. Lots of activity going on at our homesite! The siding has gone up, the sewer, gas, water and electric lines are in.
The bricks and shakes are up and we have a haint blue porch ceiling, too. Get tips on things to consider and pictures to take before the drywall goes in.
Porch Handrails - Find Out What You Need to Know
Do you know your areas's requirements for porch handrails?
Seeing is BelievingWe get lots of questions about how a porch would look on a ranch home.
With the help of a landscape architect, we created an online tool that allows you to click through a series of drawings to see the amazing difference a porch makes on a home. Our handy tool helps you visualize front porch designs.
Use our Porch Illustrator tool to see how this plain ranch home is transformed with the addition of a porch.
Have a two story home instead? We've got you covered...
Amazing Porches Across the USAWe have visited many towns across the USA looking for wonderful front porch designs and ideas. Have we been to your town?
From San Francisco to Savannah and Blowing Rock NC to Cape May NJ (and many points in between) we have found fantastic front porch designs and amazing neighborhoods.
Come sit a spell on the porches of the USA!
Our Site is a Labor of Love
As Dave and I have looked at homes over the years and strolled through neighborhoods, we have always been drawn to charming front porches.
We've lived in homes with big porches, small porches and no porch (sad!).
You will find many front porch designs and porch pictures throughout our site.
Our front porch pictures will help you visualize and plan your projects.
Thinking of building or renovating a porch? From stone columns to renovating to building a new porch from scratch we have photo gallery pictorials to show you how it is done.
Share your porch pictures with us!
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