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How to Build a Screened-In Porch

If you enjoy spending time outside but don't like to be bothered by hot summer sun or pests, you may enjoy a screened-in porch. Building a porch of your own is an achievable weekend project for the ambitious DIYer. Read on to learn how to b

Bring Back the Screened Porch

Screened porches were popular before air conditioning they reduced bugs but also germs. A good idea for houses today. Eric Vega / Getty Images In a recent post, I showed a new house designed by Tom Bassett-Dilley with screened porches, whic

Screen Porches Better Homes & Gardens

Designing a screen porch? Use these tips for planning, remodeling, and creating a structure that complements your home's design. Designing a screen porch? Use these tips for planning, remodeling, and creating a structure that complements yo

Cleaning A Screen Porch DoItYourself.com

Keeping a screen porch in good working order throughout the seasons and over the years requires regular cleaning. Keeping a screen porch in good working order throughout the seasons and over the years requires regular cleaning. When maintai

How to Clean Porch Screens Hunker

Screens act as a filter for your enclosed porch, keeping out much of the dirt, debris and pollutants that might otherwise cover everything. This same filtering action results in an abundance of pollen and fine particles trapped on and in th

Screened Porch Ideas: 35 Decorating Tips HGTV

The outdoor living pros at HGTV share our favorite screened porch decorating ideas to inspire your own indoor/outdoor design. Protected from the elements and biting bugs, these pretty porches offer indoor-outdoor living at its finest. Part

Small Screened-In Porch Decorating Ideas HGTV

The decorating experts at HGTV.com share 2 smart, multifunctional ways to decorate your small screened-in porch for year-round use. From maximizing seating to crafting versatile ways to entertain, we've got 2 smart ways to pack your porch

How to Build a Porch Roof

A porch roof is integral to enjoying your porch and to maintaining both the porch and your home. Find out how to build a porch roof. David Papazian / Getty Images Porches are a great complement to any home. These supplementary living spaces

Porch Ceiling and Roof Options HGTV

From classic drop to vaulted, HGTVRemodels provides tips to help you determine which ceiling option is right for you. Photo courtesy of On the Porch The right roof gives you the shelter you need for your porch, while the color, height and t