Porches

Porches

A look at period-appropriate porches and decks for old house exteriors, including different styles of classic balustrades, columns, architectural gingerbread, porch lighting and porch furniture.


The Porch Roof

A porch without a roof is merely a deck. Besides, the porch roof is an important defense against the elements.



How to Repair Old Porches

Tips and techniques for restoring and repairing old porches, including repairing porch posts, columns, flooring, skirting and more.


Living on the Porch

Outfit your front porch or screened porch as it was meant to be—an outdoor room with personality, comfort, color, and texture. Furnish it for conversation and for naps. Include a sturdy rug, side tables, pillows, and lots of plants.


Porch with a View

When Hammer Architects added a spacious new porch to an old Watch Hill home, they created interesting opportunities for landscape architect Keith LeBlanc.






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