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Farmer's Porch traditional-porch

Farmer's Porch

Architect: Peter McDonald

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December 16, 2014
SRM Home Designs wrote:
Will not the steps and porch eventuallly rot because there is no vents
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There are gaps between all the deck boards (+/- 1/4"). The framing is pressure treated, stainless fasteners and the columns are fiberglass, plus the porch roof keeps a lot of any rain/snow out - so no I don't expect rot to be an issue.
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