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Porch Blinds | Porch Shades | Porch Awnings | Coolaroo Shades

Porch blinds and porch shades provide protection from sun, heat, much more comfortable. We also share how to measure properly.

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Where We Have Been Featured - Founders of Front Porch Ideas and More

As creators of Front Porch Ideas and More, we have had the good fortune to be featured on the Sitesell Blog, Fox National News, Blog Talk Radio, Country Living, Inspired Home Omaha, Google's Economic Report and more

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Podcast 5 Make Your Porch and Home Accessible with Guest Suzanne Taylor

Podcast 5 Make your porch and Home Accessibile with Suzanne Taylor: Featuring our guest, Suzanne Taylor, of Taylor Made Custom Contracting. Suzanne visits with us on the porch today about ways you can make your home accessible to just about everyone, regardless of their age or limitations, and yet it can still be attractive. She talks about wheelchair ramps for home, porch wheelchair lifts, door threshholds, types of porch flooring, receptacles and switches and the importance of a covered porch or portico for everyone. Suzanne is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and her company helps homeowners and businesses improve properties to make them enjoyable and accessible by all. You will enjoy Suzanne's energetic discussion.

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Inspiring Front Porch Design Ideas for Your Viewing Pleasure

See these front porch design ideas direct from professional porch builders who transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. Get porch ideas for your home to create the respite of your dreams. From large wrap around porches to appealing porticos, these are must see (and must enjoy) porches.

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Find a Local Contractor | Contractor Estimate | How to Build a Porch

Fill out this form to find a local contractor. We also offer tips to help you choose a good contractor - one of integrity.

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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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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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Ranch Home Porches Add Appeal and Comfort

Ranch home porches add both curb appeal and functionality to these popular home designs. See all of your options for designing your front porch on your ranch home. Explore ranch home designs with porches where it's new constuction or remodeling - you will be delightedwith all of your ranch porch options.

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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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Porch Ceiling | Beadboard Ceiling | Vinyl Beadboard

A porch ceiling need not be boring. Are you thinking of plywood, vinyl beadboard or tongue and groove? A great ceiling adds lots of charm. Do you know why many are painted blue?

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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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Outdoor Christmas Light Display Ideas

Inspiring outdoor Christmas light display ideas can make decorating so much easier, faster, and morefun. Create magical Christmas light displays that will be the envy of the neighborhood and bring much joy to all who pass by. Easily modifythe displays to fit your style, space, ability, and budget. Derive pleasure from seeing what others have created to increase your holiday spirit.

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Outdoor Christmas Decorations Bring Holiday Joy

Our outdoor Christmas decorations will inspire and delight you! We have oodles of Christmas pictures, outdoor Christmas light ideas, projects, and lots moreto give you ideas for decorating your front porch, yard, and home.

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Winter Decorating Ideas for Your Porch | Decorating Ideas for Winter

Winter decorating ideas are sometime overlooked but a few winter decorations on your porch can make a world of difference! We have plenty of decorating ideas for winter.

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Front Porch Appeal Newsletter December 2019 | Christmas | Online Magazine

Front Porch Appeal Newsletter is our free online magazine of front porch ideas, tips and pictures.

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Screen Porch Windows Create Comfortable Porch Enclosures

These screen porch windows convert your porch into a screen porch or three season room. Custom designed to fit almost any opening and easy to install, these windows can extend your outdoor enjoyment and protect you from rain, wind and even high allergy pollen counts. Enclose your porch, deck, and even convert your garage to an outdoor room!

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Porch Enclosures - Ten Great Ideas to Consider

Our ideas for porch enclosures are ideal for creating yourown outdoor living area and will fit almost any budget. Protect yourself from the elements, reduce your cooling bills, and add lots of appeal. Explore everthing from outdoor curtainsand DIY screen porch kits to preconstructed wall assemblies.

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Porch Designs for Mobile Homes | Mobile Home Porches | Porch Ideas for Mobile Homes

Use our porch designs for mobile homes to find the right one for your home. Wefeature many different design ideas along with specific ideas for mobile home porches. You also have access to a myriad of other residential porch designs and ideas you can use for mobile home too.

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Front Porch Railings: Options, Designs, and Installation Tips

Porch railings not only add safety but also style to your porch. Explore your options before you build or remodel. From wood deck, wrought iron, lattice panels, and steel cable to glass panels, knee walls, and more, we have plenty of railing ideas for you to explore. Easy calculations, installation tips, and code requirements too.

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Porch Ceilings | Installing Vinyl Bead Board Ceiling

Porch ceilings can make your porch stand out, add appeal, and be almost maintenance free. See what youcould do with a vinyl ceiling for your porch that will make it look great for a long time.

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Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas for an Amazing Porch

Our outdoor Christmas decorating ideas are sure to make your jingle bells ring this season! From old-fashioned sleds to wonderful Christmas light ideas, see what we have here for you. Your decorated front porch, home, and yard will be the envy of your neighborhood.

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

The how to build a porch process from the ground up along with our porch design elements to createyour perfect porch! Adding a front porch addition can be a great DIY project and can range from the simple to the sophisticated. Our directory of how-to topics for porches covers just about every aspect, from the foundation to the roof 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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Create a Grinch Christmas for Holiday Fun!

A Grinch Christmas decorating theme for your porch will be a huge hit in the neighborhood and your kids will love it too. We have plenty of outdoor Christmas decorating ideas you will enjoy.

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Elegant Christmas Decorating Ideas for You

We have elegant Christmas decorating ideas to inspire your ownbeautiful display for the holidays. The Rusty Heart shares their wonderfully decorated front porchalong with tips and ideas for you! These exterior Christmas decorating ideas are from a mother-daughter team who created an amazing Christmas front porch.

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Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas to Welcome Your Guests

The best Thanksgiving decoration ideas for your front porch come from Mother Nature's striking colors and textures. Combine them to create wonderful fall arrangements that are sure to please your family and guests. We have plenty of simple yet beautiful ideas as you decorate for Thanksgiving.

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Media Kit for Front Porch Ideas and More

Our media kit includes information about where we have been featured, speaking opportunities, interesting facts about our website and a short bio for each of us.

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Building a Porch Roof | Porch Roof Framing

Building a porch roof requires basic carpentry and porch roof framing knowledge. We show you the steps involved and calculations required for buildng a roof for your porch or constructing one over your deck or patio. We show you how both a typical rafter style porch and truss roof area constructed.

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

Building a screened in porch adds needed space and value to your home not to mention the entertainment value. Most basic screen porches can be great DIY projects. We show you the basicsteps involved so you can decide if it is an appropriate DIY project for you.

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Why Is Veterans Day Important | Patriotism

Why is Veterans Day important? It is one day of the year to give our heartfelt thanks to the Veterans who serve our country in times of peace and war.Do you have a special Veteran in your life? Download our free card to show them your thanks. Let them know that you truly appreciate their sacrifices.

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