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How to Screen in a Porch

Screening in a porch beneath an existing room provides a comfortable place to sit outside and keeps away the bugs.

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Materials

  • 2x4 pressure-treated boards
  • 2x2 pressure-treated boards
  • rip-resistant screen
  • screen door kit
  • primer
  • paint
  • nails
  • screws
  • lath material

Tools

  • masonry drill with anchors
  • carpenter's square
  • level
  • chalk line
  • tape measure
  • hammer
  • hand saw
  • miter saw
  • drill
  • paintbrushes

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