Mar , We ll show you how to put together a sturdy, mother in law friendly railing (and hey just because she made it onto the porch, doesn t mean you have to let her in!), quickly and in a low budget fashion All you need is a few basic tools and very basic carpentry skills, and you ll be stepping up, and down, with
Adding a front porch addition can be a great DIY project and can range from the simple to the sophisticated Our directory of how to topics for porches covers Porch Hand Rails We explain building codes and options for outdoor hand rails along with a myriad of design options you should see framer building deck steps
Apr , We couldn t center the top hinge (it ran into the existing deck railing) so it rides a little low but once the light wood is stained to match the rest of the deck Thankfully it was a pretty easy remedy I just screwed in a couple of scrap blocks (the initial mitered corners that I had sawed off) to give the hinge a
Sep , We ve designed a handrail that will run at this near side edge of the steps which has not been installed at the time of this picture and if I had my way, it wouldn t ever be installed Modern Cabin Porch Stair detail I thought I would include a d ing that was put together for these steps just to show how
Columns for your porch come in a variety of styles ranging from traditonal wood, stone, and brick to vinyl Let us give you ideas for Use them in conjunction with your porch railings to enhance the look of your both your porch and home In fact, porch column styles range from the very simple to artistically beautiful As long
Jun , I wanted to share our process for staining the deck and painting the railings, in case you were also taking on this project We hope Instead, we used the Behr Premium All in one Wood Cleaner Stripper to clean the deck really well We used a simple staining pad on a pole and applied two light coats.
Aug , Learn how to paint metal handrails and tips for painting metal in general Anyone I do think that if you wanted to, you could unscrew the handrail, take it outside, and spray the handrail with oil based paint in a paint sprayer It s so easy to DIY your own and much cheaper than buying one already made!
Apr , It seemed to have a deck hanging off every vertical surface and the interior stair railings were seriously outdated The first thing I thought So there you go, whether you re from the Jimmy Cliff generation or the Johnny Nash generation you can install your own cable railing! It s easy! More Info via Feeny
Our outdoor Christmas decorating ideas are sure to make your jingle bells ring this season! From old fashioned sleds A simple outdoor Christmas decorating idea garland, white lights and red bows Amazingly beautiful on A fun family project is to create a natural garland across your porch railings Gather lots of pine