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Porches are Popular: What to Consider When Constructing or Updating One

By De-de Mulligan


According to the United States Census Bureau, in the East North Central area, 70% of new construction homes or condos are adding porches versus 26% are adding decks.

It turns out screened-in porches were popular before centralized air conditioning became the norm. They were great places to escape from the sweltering summer heat that was trapped inside the house. Often, children and adults alike slept on the porch to obtain a good night’s sleep.

But now, por…

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