Porches are focal points for home curb appeal and can be great spaces for outdoor living. Depending on the materials and age of your porch, you’ll need to establish a porch maintenance routine that keeps your porch in good repair, and choose finishes that will protect your porch from the elements.
In this section, find out how to inspect, repair and maintain your porch so that it can be used as an outdoor room. Get tips for outdoor furniture care, and find out what finishes work best for a porch.