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is your old concrete patio an eyesore? You can avoid the cost and mess of tearing it out by just screwing down wood sleepers and decking over it.
15 Jun 2015 instead of removing those concrete front steps, save some time by building a wood deck over and around them. if your steps have a solid foundation and aren't crumbling, you can actually build your deck right over it.
7 Mar 2018 my front porch makeover. if you've missed the first couple of posts on this project, you can click the links below to catch up on the details. But the nutshell version is that i'm building a wood porch over my existing concrete front porch. So to do that, i had to .. How would it look to use the same stone on the side of the house to cover the leftover cement bottom? Just a thought Reply.
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be your guide. if your house relates to a historical period, study examples of porch styles that were built during that time. wooden tables and chairs, wicker (the real stuff), and upholstered furniture will all fare better on a porch than they would on a deck. Related the living room. Take pains to ensure that adding a porch will not darken a portion of the existing house. Stairs: porch stairs can be built with concrete block and veneered with stone or brick, or they can be built of wood.
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