Wooden steps work just fine if all you want is a way to get up to your door, but you know what’s better? If you wish your family spent more time out of doors, if you want a place to relax on cool evenings, if you’re longing for a space to BBQ and have your friends over, if you need somewhere your pets and toddlers can play outside without you needing to worry they’ll wander off – you know what will give you all of that? This homeowner could tell you, because they’ve got it: a beautiful, rustic-modern, gated porch.
But they didn’t always have one. They started out with these wooden steps:
This is where we came in. Step one: framing in the new porch, using Yellawood® treated lumber:
Once the porch was in place, we built the railing out of the same Yellawood® lumber. For a strong contrast, the balusters are of black aluminum:
For the roof and the gutters, we used galvanized metal, in keeping with the rustic-modern theme of the porch:
With a spring-loaded gate like this, you’d never need to worry about your dog running off and getting hit on the road…or your small child:
The porch is finished! Well-furnished and decorated by the homeowners, well-built by Hostetler Builders; doesn’t it look like a great place to spend an evening?
And, while we were there, we built a matching enclosure to protect the outdoor A/C unit and make it a more attractive sight at the same time:
Autumn is just starting to show up, bringing the kind of evenings when you want somewhere you can spend time outside. Do you have that space? If you wish you did, if you’d like to know just what it would take to get it…a call to (870) 845-1121 is all it takes to reserve your own free consultation.