A country style porch often referred to as a farmers porch conjures up images of comfort, porch swings, rockers, and relaxing evenings sipping a cold drink on a warm night.
If getting out your favorite book, putting up your feet up and enjoying your favorite drink sounds nice its time to think about that farmers porch
A farmers porch, although nice for relaxing also provides a welcoming introduction to the home. A typical farmers porch has certain charicteristics sturdy posts, a covered deck and a set of stairs leading up to the deck. However, there are many types of farmers porches to choose from. Lets take a look at them:
Elevated Farmers Porch
This type often runs along the front of the home and is elevated or resting on support posts. They often incorporate white lattice work beneath the porch floor to provide an elegant polished look.
Ground Level Farmers Porch
Similar to an elevated style however, they may include a single step as opposed to a full set of stairs.
Wraparound Farmers Porch
Wraparound farmers porches are exactly that: They wrap around the front of the structure. Rather than running along only the front of the home, these porches wrap round either one or two sides of the house. They can be elevated or ground-level porches.
Southern-Style Farmers Porches
These are often stacked and elaborate. They are often supported by decorative colonades (or large columns) as opposed to the thinner, less intricate supports seen in the north.
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