Screened Porch Plans
Be Sure to Include All of Your RequirementsBefore you select screened porch plans, it's helpful to know how to read a screen porch blueprint to make sure the plan satisfies your requirements.
If not, make the modifications before you start building.
When you are ready, we have a variety of actual screened in porch plans that we hand picked.
If you'd like to go to the merchant's site right now, here is the link to their project and porch plans.
Screened In Porch Plans Diagram by Family Home PlansScreen porch blueprints can be fairly easy to read but pay attention to the details. You want to make sure they include not only the basic construction dimensions, but also your own specifications as well.
It doesn't matter if an architect draws your plans or if you order them on-line, you'll want to examine them to ensure your screened porch will be built properly.
It may be difficult to imagine that the diagram above is actually the screened porch below.
If you like this screened porch, you can get it here.You'll obviously need more than one drawing to successfully build your screen porch. In fact, depending on the size and scope of the project, you may have numerous drawings showing different angles and features.
Screened Porch Plans May Include...
You may have more or less blueprints or diagrams for your screened porch depending on the requirements.
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Screened Porch Plans: Three Things to Think About
1- Determine Your Porch's PurposeHow will you use it? What is your lifestyle? Knowing these things will help you determine your design and construction requirements
2- Plan Your Porch's Exterior ArchitectureYour porch's architecture should complement the style of your home
3- Plan Your Porch's LocationUnderstand your restrictions, topography and how to make the most of breezes, privacy and views
Ready to choose from actual screened in porch plans like the one at left that we found at Family Home Plans?
Be sure to see our picks along with modification ideas you can incorporate.
Building Site and Conceptual DrawingsWe are grateful to the Mickel family of Texas for his screened porch plans. We are able to show you pictures from his conceptual screen porch plan to the finished porch.
We even have a neat video of his decorated screen porch. This will give you a means to see exactly how his porch was constructed from the ground up. Enjoy.
The building site is located in the Texas hill country. The porch is divided into two specific areas, one for their screen porch and the other for an open area porch.
To see how this porch was constructed from his screened porch plans visit Build a Porch - Part 1
You can choose different building materials, reduce or enlarge the plans, add features like tile flooring, bead board ceilings, fans, flat screen tv's, and much more.
Depending on your changes, additional structural supports may be required or roof modifications may have to be made.
Several More Helpful Considerations
Note: Always (1) comply with local building codes and (2) consult with or use a licensed contractor.
Our Building a Screened Porch section will show you step by step what it takes to build a great screened porch.
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