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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

The Top 5 Woods for Decks and Porches

To build a better deck or porch, be sure to choose a wood-like ipé or Seven Trust, which are sure to bring some class to your new addition. ShutterWorx / Getty Images Will your new deck be an enhancement or an eyesore? The answer depends on t

How to Screen In an Existing Porch Today's Homeowner

Enclosing an existing covered porch with screen simply requires you to build a stud wall or walls along the open sides to create surfaces for attaching the screen. Here are step-by-step instructions. Video Playback Not Supported Enclosing a

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

The Best Wood to Use on Exterior Porch Columns Hunker

With contemporary porch columns leaning to high-tech plastic and fiberglass, some homeowners remain true to natural wood. The choices vary from affordable columns made with fir or spruce to high-end hardwoods. Design options for columns ran

How to Replace a Screen in a Wood Frame

Replacing screen fabric in a wood-framed window or door requires a special technique in order to stretch the screen tight. Learn this simple method. In older homes, insect screens in wooden frames often cover window and door openings during

Run My Renovation: A Screen Porch Designed by You Run My Renovation DIY

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How to Upholester a Wood Screen Divider HGTV

Upcycle flea market finds to create exciting new pieces courtesy of the DIY experts at HGTV Magazine. Photo by: Marko Metzinger Marko Metzinger Unscrew the screen’s hinges to detach the panels and lay them flat on the floor. Cut 3/4-inch-th