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Here are a few favorite porches from our readers. Share your photos by clicking on the "Photos" tab on the blue rail above!
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I am planning projects for our acreage this spring. 2012 was the Year of the Front Porch. After 100 years, the brick was cracked, the floor rotted, and the concrete steps crumbling. We found several...
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A porch combines the best of both worlds, bringing the inside out, and the outside in!
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If you have a nice porch and use it during the day, why not spend the night on it, too? Enjoy the fresh air and sounds of nature by turning it into a sleeping porch.
Radio interview sources: Dave and Mary Morris, Owners, Front-Porch-Ideas-and-More.com Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Sleeping porches date back well over...
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The brick work is done, the new floor is in, the steps are poured, and I have a new sidewalk from the back door. I am still waiting on the front door. This porch is now worth more than the house.
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Our house is almost 100 years old and the front porch was showing its age. The bricks and concrete steps were cracked and crumbling, the floor rotting. We hadn't used it for two years and decided...
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Just in time for Caroline’s graduation open house this weekend, the workers showed up to tear off and replace the front porch of our house. This was a project we planned last year, but the...
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Before and after; a farmhouse gets a facelift
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This family was not blessed with scenic rolling hills on their property, but it didn't stop them from making a natural oasis out of flatlands.
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The porch you enjoy during the day can also be a cozy place to sleep in the open air at night. Swings that convert to beds and mosquito curtains are just a few conveniences that make the conversion...
Making a comeback Radio interview source: Dave and Mary Morris, Consultants, Front Porch Ideas Listen here: Building a sleeping porch Sleeping porches were very popular 100 years ago when...