A outdoor structure attached to the house, usually elevated from the ground, that expands the living space available in the home. At our house, the deck performs a very important job as the area where the pellet grill sears delicious T-bone steaks. Over the last couple of decades, the trend in decks has been towards […]
A style of siding made with vertical boards and smaller boards called battens covering the gap between the boards.
A long covered entryway, similar to a porch in form, but in function serves to shelter the entrance to a home. Porticos range from grand affairs designed to project power and formality, to simple structures that provide a way to get from the car to the door without be exposed to the worst of the […]
A porch enclosed with Porch Panels made with screens, glass, and/or acrylic to help expand the usefulness of the porch. These panels are often sliding or swinging which helps regulate the temperature and breeze.
Simply: A deck with a roof, attached to a house. Usually made of wood or wood substitutes, but also sometimes of masonry or other materials. Most porches are of the open air type. If the porch floor is more than 30″ off the ground, codes usually require that a railing exist. This affords the opportunity […]