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Perfect Porch

This porch works beautifully to connect this home with the newly transformed outdoor spaces. The wicker furnishings help provide the comfortable, timeless feel for this perfect porch.
Renovation/Addition. Rob Karosis Photography
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joannwas wrote:
What brand or where can someone purchase a screen door like this?
   Comment   December 17, 2013
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
This is a swinging wood screen door from Marvin. We ordered it primed and painted the final coats in the color we desired.
December 30, 2013 at 1:40pm   
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pv34 wrote:
Help with best paint for porch flooring, - What is the best product to use on a Porch floor (fir wood) which is exposed to all weather elements?
   Comment   July 15, 2013
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Through the Woods Fine Wood Floors, Inc.
I'd ask at a good (not big box) paint store. I find that product manufacturers generally have the best product knowledge. They usually have tech hotlines that you can call too.
July 15, 2013 at 8:26am   
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nicholsj wrote:
Porch wicker - What is the furniture paint color?
   Comment   May 2, 2013
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Sorry, I couldn't tell you. These came from Smith & Hawken furniture with that color.
May 2, 2013 at 2:38pm   
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hestiavermont
Actually, this wicker furniture is from MAINE COTTAGE, I believe, and they have a color chart of many different colors to choose from. You will find this color at their website.
January 2, 2014 at 7:09am   
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janetkv wrote:
I am interested in the lights, both the hanging and the wall.
   Comment   January 7, 2013
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waheeda001
what type of flooring is this
May 30, 2013 at 6:51pm   
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
This decking is a painted tongue and groove fir.
May 31, 2013 at 7:04am   
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sumster70 wrote:
You do beautiful work! Could you please tell me the color of the siding? Looks like the perfect white. TIA!
   Comment   November 24, 2012
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
The deck paint is a gloss finish. It looks especially nice since it just got refinished for the photography.
April 15, 2014 at 11:10am   
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pennylane12
interested in the paint colour used for the floor and the pillars?
July 13, 2014 at 11:05am   
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tlyell wrote:
where can I buy this wicker? - so much outdoor wicker is plastic-y, ubersized, or clunky. thanks
   Comment   October 5, 2012
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Hello,
Our client purchased these from Maine Cottage in Falmouth, ME - and this particular store has since gone out of business. However, I did see they still have a presence on-line and there are some stores still open.
Hope that helps!
October 12, 2012 at 6:27am   
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Maine Cottage
Hello! We opened a brand new flagship store in Annapolis, MD in December 2012! Our website is full of our beautiful handcrafted pieces available for purchase online, store or phone–let us know if you have any questions! Toll free: 866-366-3505 | Website: http://www.mainecottage.com
March 22, 2013 at 9:30am   
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tennisgran wrote:
Is the floor painted concrete? Thanks for any information.
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Smith & Vansant Architects PC
Hello,
No, the floor of this back porch is a painted tongue and groove deck with a slight slope to help pitch water away from the building.
Hope that helps!
June 8, 2012 at 12:04pm   
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Thanks so much. My computer didn't show the detail.
June 8, 2012 at 2:01pm   
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"The client lives outside a lot," Smith says. Thus, in the renovation, a major regrading of the land was in order, creating level areas for a series of outdoor rooms. This welcoming covered porch is off the garage. The door leads into the mudroom, and was intended for dog traffic.
Laura Fenton added this to Rocking Chairs Roll Onto Porches
Smith & Vansant Architects added a porch onto this home to connect it with its recently landscaped outdoor spaces. The architect notes that the wicker rockers give a "comfortable, timeless feel" to the outdoor space.
Becky Harris added this to Enliven Your Porch With Color
Choose painted wicker. While I'm usually a sucker for black wicker, these reds and yellows show off the owner's personal style and make this porch seem like a very happy spot.See the rest of this home

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