Tag Archive: porch

Alfresco Living

Posted on April 24, 2019

As we head into warmer weather, does it make you think of relaxing on a porch with a cool beverage? Like any outdoor room, a porch is a continuation of one’s living space, whether it’s extended in the front as a welcoming refuge, in the back as a screened-in way to experience nature, or wrapping… more

Whole Home Transformation: From Split Level to Arts and Crafts

Posted on April 6, 2016

The owners of this Palatine split-level preferred the look of an Arts and Crafts style home and were looking for an addition that would result in some traditional curb appeal. However, outward appearance was not the only priority. Additional garage space, a walk-in closet addition for the master suite, family room, mud room and screened-in… more

Screened Porches Extend Summertime Fun

Posted on August 2, 2010

A screened porch like this one allows you to create a summer experience for your family that is reminiscent of a bygone era.  Without the annoyances of mosquitoes or other bugs, you are free to enjoy the warm summer weather, well into the evening.  Simply add your favorite furniture, be it old fashioned rocking chairs… more