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Welcome To The Beautiful Porch

  Hello And Welcome   I didn’t really think it would ever be complete. After many tears and two actual tantrums. And rain, so much rain. I bring you the most beautiful porch….ever…at least to me ! So please join me as we walk up…

On To The Roof…And Tearing Out Walls

    After the foundation framing, here, the next step of building the porch was framing the roof, and tearing out the wall with the triple window. As you can see from the pictures, the attic area although not substantial, was large enough to provide a great storage spot for…

Framework Starts

Having the foundation finished, here, meant it was time to start the framework. Now things were starting to move, and move quickly. The rim joists and floor joists were the next step. At this stage the posts were also installed. These would support the roof framework.This step was completed…

Starting the Build

So the permit had been secured here so the next step was getting the foundation off the ground. This required someone that could dig and pour the footings. Now this is going to be a deciding factor in how you want your porch to look. Mr. wanted the porch to…

Clearing the Decks….So to Speak

So this was the back of our house before the screened porch. As you can see, we had an elevated deck which at its highest point was close to eight feet off the ground. The actual deck was 12′ x 16′ and had a double french door leading…