A small roof that covers a small porch base might need some expansion to create a 10 by 12 foot room for example.
Making a back porch into a room.
Replace a wooden porch base with a concrete slab for example in some cases.
She is bothered by some birds over the back porch though.
That set of 4 widows you see in the center are the widows of our family room.
The porch in the front yard.
Your home looks beautiful.
I have been building outdoor furniture for a few rooms.
Rather than crowd the porch with furniture dueling porch swings were hung and guests are encouraged to pull out chairs.
The previous owner had gone to immense effort to add two nearly floor to ceiling windows in the porch that let amazing and gorgeous south facing light into the room.
Woven vinyl coated polyester is waterproof and resists fading.
Although a sunroom is essentially a high caliber enclosed porch you can still turn your open porch into an enclosed setting and create an additional space that doesn t depend on the weather.
I plan on staying in my home after my husband passed away and i know i would love that room so much.
Depending on how elaborate you want to make the enclosed porch you can get away with doing most if not all the labor yourself.
Good luck with your plans.
The number one reason i dreamed up this entire project was light.
We have loved having such a huge porch it was actually hard losing this because we ve had so much fun back there but we ll be adding on a new porch eventually.
On the other hand you may create a completely different mood making your.
Tour the 660 square foot cottage.
And an outdoor kitchen area.
The homeowner widened and deepened the front stoop turning it into a porch that s 28 by 8 feet.
Using basic interior design strategies you can make your porch and patio into a second living room.
But when it was a porch all that light was wasted shining on a bland storage room wall.
Durable fabrics for a covered porch include sheeting ticking and toweling.
To maintain continuity with the interior use the same style especially if a porch or patio is visible from the living room or family room.
Lighting up the old porch.
No my wife has not managed to turn it into a room yet.
It has 2 doors on the outside one goes into our kitchen and one goes into the master bedroom.
So she is happy enough.
Acrylics available at tent awning and fabric stores sew up easily into soft furnishings and curtains.
You will see a difference in your heating and cooling bills.
The porch in the backyard.
Review all roof and foundation needs.