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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. Blog Cabin 2013 Beachy Bath (00:03:17)

    Matt creates a custom bath with a beachy theme for the Blog Cabin 2013.

  2. 2. Screen a Porch (02:01)

    Learn how to screen in your front porch for a bug-free sitting area.

  3. 3. How to Remove a Concrete Porch

    The first step in adding a redwood deck to an older house is to break up the existing concrete porch, followed by setting the new suppo...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 4. The New Addition (20:01)

    Zach and Leighann plan an addition to make room for their growing family.

  5. 5. How To Build a Screened Porch and Natural Branch Railing

    Create a screened-in porch and natural branch railing with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 6. Framing In a Front Porch (03:43)

    Framing in a porch gives a homeowner a larger living room and kitchen.

  7. 7. Brocdorf Drive- Part 2 (04:39)

    A busy family gets some help fixing up their Desperate Landscape.

  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Cleanup on Carolina Avenue- 3 (04:23)

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

  10. 10. Putting on the Porch (01:30)

    The crew helps a family complete the front porch on their renovated home.

  11. 11. Two Room Transformation (20:00)

    This home's renovation is down to just two rooms, a den and a sun-porch.

  12. 12. How To Build a Front Porch Railing

    Learn how to make a railing out of natural branches.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. A Dream House (20:00)

    Marie-France and the crew disagree on what is the priority.

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

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

  15. 15. Brocdorf Drive- Part 3 (05:29)

    A busy family gets some help fixing up their Desperate Landscape.

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