Is your front porch missing or does it need to be restored? I have written an 87 page e-book to guide you in your restoration. This information picks up from the information about Porches on my website which you should read first. It also includes many links to other resources. [Read more]
Porch columns and porch posts support a beam that supports the porch roof. This may sound very simple but this is a crucial area that is frequently done wrong by carpenters today. The design is actually very simple yet carpenters continue to mess up a good design. Here we will discuss two basic types of [...]
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Beautiful Historic Ocean Grove NJ, is a seaside resort town boasting street after street of beautiful, highly ornate Victorian buildings. This is the town that gives gingerbread ornamentation its name. Sadly on March 13, 2010 a devastating 4-alarm fire struck Ocean Grove NJ. The fire burned through nine structures, six were destroyed including the Manchester [...]
This Victorian circular porch was restored to the original design to reduce maintenance. This house has a circular wrap-around porch on the right corner of the house. How can a rectangular porch roof cover and protect a circular porch and balustrade below from the elements? It can't! Unfortunately an earlier homeowner replaced the porch roof [...]