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Tornado Storm Shelters - Tornado Shelters for Homes - Sharing the Safe Porch

Tornado storm shelters can save lives as well as add value to your home.Integrate a safe tornado shelter on your porch for a quick escape from a tornado.

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Wheelchair Ramp Design Specs for a More Accessible Porch

Wheelchair ramp design is vital to ensure access and safety for your loved ones with mobility and climbing issues. We help you calculate rise and run and more.

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Front Porch Appeal Back Issues | Online Magazine for Front Porch Ideas and More

List of back issues for Front Porch Appeal, our free online magazine chock full of porch ideas, tips and pictures. You'll enjoy the free gift we offer just for signing up.

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Make Your Own Outdoor Curtain Panels

Make attractive outdoor curtain panels from painters drop cloths. No sewing needed. Give your porch some welcome shade, extra privacy and undeniable ambiance.

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Building a Porch Roof | Porch Roof Framing

Building a porch roof requires carpentry and porch roof framing knowledge. Learn the steps and calculations for buildng a roof for your porch, deck or patio.

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Porch Roof Designs | Front Porch Designs | Flat Roof Porch

See all sorts of porch roof designs here using 3-d renderings, video, and photos to illustrate shed roofs, flat roofs, gables, hip roofs and beyond.

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Building a Screened In Porch Can Be an Easy and Fun Project

When building a screened in porch, consider codes, best size, types of railing, screening materials, framing and how you will use it. We show the basic steps.

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Replace a Porch Column the Easy Way

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Learn step-by-step how to replace a porch column. It's straightforward if you have basic carpentry skills, but it's never wrong to hire a reputable contractor.

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Easy Landscaping Ideas | Landscape Design Ideas | Porch Landscaping Ideas

Using any of our easy landscaping ideas will add both curb appeal and value toyour home and front porch. Add color, select the right plants, add visual interest, and a touch of whismy too.

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Front Porch Designs and Front Porch Ideas to Jazz Your Home

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Who doesn't love a beautiful front porch? We are your portal for front porch designs, front porch ideas and more. Visit our galleries of porch pictures. Come and stay awhile!

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Porch Columns Design Options for Curb Appeal and More

Front porch columns support your roof and add style and grace to your porch. We provide a mini-education about columns. You'll be surprised how vital they are.

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9 Mobile Home Improvement Ideas That You Can Do!

These 9 mobile home improvement ideas increase pride in your home and help protect your investment. Check out our list for your mobile or manufactured home.

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Picket Fence Ideas for Instant Curb Appeal

These picket fence ideas and designs make it easy to transform your yard into a curb appealing paradise. Picket fences and front porches: your home at its best!

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Front Yard Landscaping Ideas | Home Landscaping Photos | Front House Landscaping

Our front yard landscaping ideas will highlight your porch and home. Our home landscaping photos will help you visualize what you could do in your own yard and around your porch to make it the envy of the neighborhood.

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Railing Codes You Need to Know

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Porch railing codes are designed to protect your family from being injured. Inadequate spacing can lead to tragedy so get some helpful tips with us.

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Building a Sunroom | How to Build a Sunroom | Do It Yourself Sunroom

Building a sunroom? We outline considerations before you even begin. A sunroom is a joyful place to enjoy year round whether professionally-built or DIY.

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Porch Enclosures - Ten Great Ideas to Consider

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Porch enclosures like screen rooms and three season porches are ideal. Imagine more privacy and comfortable time on the porch without breaking the bank.

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Spring Decoration Ideas | Spring Decorating Ideas | Decorative Front Door Wreaths

Need some fresh spring decoration ideas? When the snow melts, just about everyone is ready for spring crafts and beautiful decoratinve front door wreaths. Eileen of The Seasonal Home shares many of her creative spring decorating ideas with us. You will like her pictures.

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Sheds with Porches

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Sheds with porches are super appealing and give you additional outdoor space with which to relax, rest, and recuperate. These outdoor storage sheds will inspire you to create your own outdoor storage, she-shed, studio, or otherstructure for fun and to store all of your outdoor tools. Explore the many options you can also add to your shed with a porch.

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Porch Foundations: More Important Thank You Think

Porch foundations are essential to the overall structure of your porch. A solid porch foundation will provide both safety and longevity of your structure.

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How to Build a Deck or Porch: Guide

Use our pictorial to show you how to build a deck. See how pros attach the ledger board, install rim boards, piers, posts and decking. Learn the 3-4-5 rule and download our free guide to squaring your deck.

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Elegant Porch Products from The Porch Store

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Elegant porch products from the Porch Store: We share some of their most popular, stylish porch products here. See their graceful PVC porch railings, their ultimate swing beds and exquisite garden gates. Take your porch up a notch with these classy and artfully designed products.

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Metal Roof Material | Metal Roof Panel | Metal Porch Roof

Use our metal roof material guide to learn about the best metalroof panels for your project. Learn some of the pros and cons of a metal porch roof.

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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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The Right Porch Ceiling Adds Charm

A porch ceiling need not be boring. Are you thinking of plywood, vinyl beadboard or tongue and groove? A great ceiling adds much charm. Many are painted blue?

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Fredericksburg Texas| Texas Hill Country | Front Porch Ideas

Fredericksburg Texas, nestled in the Texas Hill Country, is an amazing town withfantastic architecture and plenty of magnificent front porches. From Victorian-style porches to Sunday Houses, Fredericksburghas lots to offer. See our wonderful porch pictures.

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Vintage Porch Parts | Exterior House Trim | Front Porch Ideas

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When choosing porch parts, be mindful of your budget, your personal style, your home's architecture and the degree of maintenance you can manage. Vintage Woodworks has been in business for many years and they are a source of thousands of vintage parts for your porch. You will appreciate their down home customer service.

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Ranch Home Porches Add Appeal and Comfort

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Ranch home porches add both curb appeal and functionality to these popular home designs. See your options for designing your front porch on your ranch home.

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Valentine Decorations | Valentines Outdoor Decorations | Front Porch Ideas

Valentine decorations can be perfect on your porch to create a great look. Shirl shows you how to easily transfer your holiday greens into outdoor valentine decorations. Plus we have some other decorated porches for Valentines Day.

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How to Build a Porch | Build a Front Porch | Front Porch Addition

How to build a porch from the ground up: these how-to topics for porches covers just about every aspect, from the foundation to the roof & beyond.

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