Front Porch Appeal - Porch News for Porch Lovers

Issue #33 April 2012

Spring is in full bloom in middle Tennessee. Our northern neighbors may be a bit behind but will be there soon, too.

What better time to start thinking about planning to remodel your existing porch or even building a new one. If you love the porch you have, create a whole new look or update your existing one. And don't forget landscaping - we have some ideas we know you will love.

Spring time on the porch
Spring time on the porch - love the porch cushions and wicker furniture!

Landscaping and Lattice

Front yard landscaping not only adds value but immense curb appeal as well. And better yet, you can enjoy your efforts right from your front porch. Our porch landscaping ideas section contains a wealth of information and photos to inspire you this spring and summer.

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Did you know the right landscaping can enhance your home's architecture. For example, cape cod style homes more often use simple and symmetrical landscape designs whereas more formal styles use clipped hedges and brick walk ways.

Use our handy architectural and landscaping guide to find the right landscaping style for your home.

Lattice Garden Arbor
Painted vinyl lattice arbor
Privacy lattice Custom vinyl lattice panels can be used in a myriad of ways to include landscaping. Use it to create a garden arbor, fencing, privacy screening, and of course, porch skirting.

If you like interior decorating you will be delighted to see the many ways it can be used.

Check our video to see how you might use this versatile product in and around your home.

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Porch Cushions - Make Your Hiney Happy!

Brighten your porch this spring and summer with new porch cushions. We recommend choosing porch cushions made from Sunbrella® fabric - they are color fast and really easy to clean.

Be sure to take a minute or two and check out your options along with a video showing just how easy they are to maintain.

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