Astonishing Small Front Porch Ideas For Summer 31
Astonishing Small Front Porch Ideas For Summer 31

30+ Astonishing Small Front Porch Ideas For Summer

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Where did all the front porches go? Many homes today have very small porches. Although front porches are making a comeback many people have asked what options they might have short of building a new larger front porch.

First, determine your intended goal. Is it to create more curb appeal or do you plan to use it as a place from which to watch the world go by? Would you like a little privacy when on your porch or would you rather make it inviting for folks to stop by and chat? All these and more are possible.

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Next, determine the space you have available taking into consideration existing windows and landscaping. Often times we’ve surrounded the small porch with shrubbery; removing it could give you more than sufficient room to expand your porch. Sometimes it is difficult to envision what a porch expansion could look like. Fortunately, there are free software 3-D drawing programs available on the web you can use to help explore the possibilities. These programs not only allow you to draw your home in 3-D but also provide a multitude of landscaping features you can add to explore different looks.

The first option, of course, is to just add-on to the existing porch. Depending on the design of your current porch and covering this may entail using a professional contractor. To expand our porch we’d have to extend the roof line, add a supporting column, and pour concrete to match the existing porch. Depending on your budget an option like this could be the best solution.

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