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Hang Porch Lights for Ambiance and Safety

Knowing how to hang porch lights not only will save you moneybut also give you more opportunities for using a light fixture you really want. We will walk you throughthe process in our how to replace your porch lights guide.

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Porch Electrical Modifications | How to Wire a Receptacle

Porch electrical modifications can save you money and increase your enjoyment. Easy to do, adding outlets, lights, fans, and other conveniences make porches rock!

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Great Front Porch Designs Illustrator on a Two Story Home

Great front porch designs are the first step to a perfect porch. Use our Two Story Home Front Porch Illustrator to help you visualize how a home can change with various styles of porches and landscaping. We also have a Ranch Home Design Illustrator. We show you pictures of conceptual porches up-close, from the street, from above and either side. We have so many front porch ideas.

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Great Front Porch Designs Illustrator on a Basic Ranch Home Design

Great front porch designs are the key to creating a porch you love. With our Front Porch Illustrator you can actually see how a home's appearance can change with various porch designs and landscaping. We also show you several of the porches from various angles: from the street, close-up and view from above. Try our Front Porch Illustrator.

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Wood to Stone Decks | Decking Materials | Silca System®

Converted wood to stone decks give you many different flooring options, from wood to stone, brick, slate, or other pavers using Silca System® structural underlayments. Whether you have an elevated or ground level front porch or deck Silca System® uses your existing floor joists upon which you lay stone, bricks, slate, or other materials to create a beautiful and unique floor.

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Porchfest | Special Musical Events in Neighborhoods on Porches | Family Vacation Ideas

Porchfest 2017 events have expanded and nowoccur in many parts of the country. Finding one near you should be easy by using our calendar of these special music events. Whether attending the original Porchfest in Ithaca NY or Larchmere in Cleveland OH, Napa Valley in California, Belleville in Ontario or even Westhaven in Franklin TN porchfest are fun neighborhood parties where the community brings lawn chairs and sets up lemonade stands to share in the fun. Visit the schedule we have compiled.

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Wood Porch Flooring | Tongue and Groove Decking

Wood porch flooring is classic. From tongue in groove decking to traditional pine to exotic woods - you have many choices. We explain more.

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Porch Flooring | Porch Decking | Azek Building Products

Porch flooring can make a great first impression. This is Part 1 of a 5-part video series and includes a written summary. Resolving porch foundation issues is important before you install new flooring. You will detailed instructions for solving existing flooring issues.

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Porch Foundations | Porch Repairs | Porch Footing

Porch foundations are essential to the overall structure of your porch. Consider slope, materials, and water runoff. Keep up with porch repairs and maintenance.

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Porch Columns Design Options for Curb Appeal and More

Front porch columns support more than your roof; they add lots of style and appeal too. Columns for your porch come in a variety of styles ranging from traditonal wood, stone, and brick to vinyl. Let us give you ideas for the right columns for your home.

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A Metal Porch Roof Adds Immediate Beauty and Value to Your Home

A metal porch roof adds beauty and value to your home. You can't beat it for low maintenance and longevity - no other material compares. See our gallery of ideas and choose the right metal roof material and metal roof colors.

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How to Build Steps | How to Build a Porch | Porch Steps

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Front Porch Design 8 or 10 Feet Depth

Front porch design 8 or 10 feet depth was a question posed to us by a site visitor. Learn the most optimum depth for a front porch along with an example of a porch remodel project.

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Country Porches | Wrap Around Porches | Farm House

Country porches are the epitome of charm and comfort. Also known as wrap around porches, farm house porches, or open porches, we have a myriadof design, decorating, and furnishing ideas along with oodles of fantastic photos.

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Bungalow Floor Plans | Bungalow Style Homes | Arts and Crafts Bungalows

Bungalow floor plans include everything on one level and have great front porch designs. Bungalow style homes or Arts and Crafts Bunglows are America's homes and exude warmth and comfort.

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Brick Floor Porch Addition Project

Adding a brick floor to your porch add value and lots of curb appeal. Nicole shows us how she put in a new brick porch floor as well as a brick paver walkway. Turned out fabulous!

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Concrete Porch Steps | Concrete Floor Stain | Concrete Flooring

Concrete porch steps last forever and require minimal maintenance. Get ideas for building concrete forms, colorizing, and more along with before and after pictures. You'll get access to ideas for staining, painting, and more.

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Porch Flooring | Porch Decking Materials | Building a Porch

The right porch flooring makes a great first impression. It is the first thing your visitors see when they approach your front door and the last thingthey see when leaving. We show you lots of options along with how to construct the best porch floor.

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Porch Floor Height Issue

Porch floor height can be an issue whether trying to minimize the distance to your front door threshold or keeping ice and water from damaging your home. Constructing your porch floor to the right height can minimize problems.

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Interlocking Deck Tiles | Deck Tiles | Porch Flooring

Interlocking deck tiles are available in a number of materials, not only hardwoods like bamboo and others, but also granite, slate, porcelain and composite wood for porch flooring.

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Waterproofing a Porch Floor | Waterproofing a Wood Floor | Two Story Porch

Waterproofing a porch floor involves several measures when you build your porch. Wayne S. has a question about a two story porch that leaks from the upper porch floor to the lower. We along with Vintage Woodworks offer some advice and thoughts.

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Brick Flashing | Ledger Flashing | Install Flashing

Installing brick flashing is easy to do once you understand the process. Do it right to protect your ledger board - which supports your porch floor. Add years to the life of your porch. We show you how it is done.

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Deck Tiles | Interlocking Tiles | Porcelain Tiles

Deck tiles offer durability and an easy, quick way to change the look of your porch, deck, or patio. Interlocking tiles are a super cool DIY project. Increase the appeal of your porch or deck with these versatile interlocking floor tiles.

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Porch Floor Paint | Porch Paint | Porch Painting

Porch floor paint should be easy to apply and last a long time. Selecting the right paint and preparation are key to creating a beautiful porch floor.

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Using Porch Floor Paint to Create a Painted Rug and Numbered Steps

Linda used porch floor paint to create a beautiful painted rug on her porch. Did I say amazing? More than how to paint a floor - it's a lesson in creativity. Her numbered porch steps rock, too!

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Inspiring Screen Porches Pictures

We have screen porches pictures (beautiful custom porches) to help you envision possibilities. Whether you have a small porch or large outdoor room, see how the right design, furnishings, and materials can transform your outdoor space. Find ideas for fireplaces, outdoor rugs, lighting, and so much more.

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Porch Flooring 4| How to Build a Porch | Porch Decking

Properly installed porch flooring makes a great first impression. This is part 4 of a 5-part video series and includes a written summary. In this section you learn about installing porch boards correctly.

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Porch Flooring 3 | Azek Building Products | How to Build a Porch

Installing porch flooring is easier when you understand how to square your porch. Download our free Squaring Your Porch Guide. This is Part 3 of a 5-part video series and includes a written summary as well.

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Porch Flooring 2 | Azek Building Products | Porch Decking

Porch flooring installation considerations include how to handle corners, repair rim boards, and work around thresholds. This is Part 2 of a 5-part video series and includes a written summary.

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5 Adorable Halloween Ideas for Your Porch & Yard

For your consideration, here are 5 adorable Halloween ideas we found for you..

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