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Screen Porch

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May 19, 2014
billiekay wrote:
Is there any space between the floor boards?
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Yes, there is space between each deck board to allow water to drain through. In addition, there is a layer of insect screen below the decking to keep the bugs out if this screen porch.
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Thank-you for your quick response. We have an 800 sq. foot screened porch on the second floor over our carport. Currently there is a plywood sub floor with indoor outdoor carpet and it is screened below as well. I wanted to replace with ipe, but it is too expensive, so I am looking for alternatives. We are in Fl. and cypress isn't too expensive, so maybe that or slate tiles are possible. I love the douglas fir floor in this picture.
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January 31, 2013
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Hello and thank you for your question. This happens to be a screen porch, so there are no windows per se.
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November 18, 2012
boatingmaid wrote:
What is the floor made of???
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Hello and thank you for your question. This is vertical grain douglas fir decking.
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July 9, 2012
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A glass door is best because it allows you to see into the inviting porch, expanding your interior space visually. I like the glass doors with blinds built into them--lots of versatility and nice clean lines.
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In some ways a screen porch is much more about the effect that it has on the interior rooms that it is connected to. Large double doors from a living or dining room onto a screen porch allow the interior rooms to feel like they are apart of the porch itself. This extends the living area to the exterior spaces of your home and brings in lots of fresh air. Glass doors still allow some connection even when closed. A solid slab door would seem to defeat the purpose of a screen porch.
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May 1, 2012
Nancy wrote:
What kind of screen/windows are these? Do they have a storm window option?
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Hello, thanks for your question. These screen were designed by us and custom built by the contractor. In the event of a screen failure, they can be replaced by removing stops. There is no storm window option on this house, however we've done this on other projects. Hope this helps.
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Thanks!
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April 22, 2012
bevcardo wrote:
Where can I buy the chair?
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You can get this chair and other great furniture from - ritterfurniture.com
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Screens. Speaking of bugs, if mosquitos are your state's unofficial bird (I swiped that line from one of you commentors), you may need to transform your open porch or deck into a screened-in porch. Screens are especially appreciated on a sleeping porch.

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Category
Porch  
Style
Rustic 
Location
Portland Maine 
Keywords
deck · exposed beams · patio furniture · SCREEN PORCH · stump side table · vaulted ceiling · view
 
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