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Front Porch Decorating Ideas

Front Porch Decorating Ideas

Front porches are ideal for relaxing, dining and entertaining, even napping. Get ideas for furniture, lighting and more.

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How to Build a Porch Swing

How to Build a Porch Swing

See how to use tongue-and-groove lumber to create a rustic porch swing.

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Install a Porch Ceiling

Install a Porch Ceiling

Use beadboard to create a clean look for your porch ceiling. Here's how.

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Top 100 Porches Projects

  1. 1. How To Replace Bad Column Wood

    Learn how to take the bad wood from the original porch column and replace it with new.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. A Porch to Chill On (20:00)

    Jason Cameron helps the team finish off both cabin porches.

  3. 3. Porch Step Solutions (00:00:30)

    Whether you're replacing or rejuvenating, Amy has great porch step options.

  4. 4. Stylish Faux Slate Porch (04:31)

    Learn professional tips for installing a stamped concrete overlay floor.

  5. 5. Front Porch Addition (20:00)

    This couple wants to add an open porch to the flat front of their home.

  6. 6. How To Remove and Brace a Rotting Porch Column

    Learn how to take the first steps toward replacing a porch column.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 7. Cleanup on Carolina Avenue- 3 (04:23)

    In a neighborhood of gorgeous old homes, one sticks out like a sore thumb.

  8. 8. Sunroom (03:44)

    Homeowners convert a three-season porch into one they can enjoy year round.

  9. 9. Anatomy of a Porch

    DIY Network lists the terms you need to know when you're are considering porch roof repair.

  10. 10. How To Create Decorative Porch Brackets

    Learn how to build Victorian porch brackets to replace damaged and missing ones.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 11. 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.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. 10 Mediterranean-Inspired Outdoor Spaces

    The experts at DIYNetwork.com share 10 Mediterranean-inspired outdoor spaces.

  13. 13. Porch Preservation (00:24)

    Try this trick to help get water sealer into even small gaps on your porch.

  14. 14. Row House in Washington, DC (03:06)

    A 1919 DC brick row-house gets a new front porch and antique glass panels.

  15. 15. Vinyl Siding Adds Curb Appeal (00:01:00)

    Jason installs vinyl siding to a porch bump-out adding instant curb appeal.

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