Why build a screened porch in Nova Scotia…
That old fashioned meaning of “porch” has been reborn. Introducing the new trending outdoor living room, the ‘Screened Porch’
A screened porch enhances your ability to enjoy your outdoor space. Protecting you from weather elements like rain and wind and provides you a place to escape the scorching sun. Screen porches are designed to provide a functional yet beautiful living space, constructed with a roof, a structure and than screened in, usually adding a screen door.
There are various looks that a screen porch can provide depending on what your budget allows for and the design you envision. Homeowners sometimes like the idea of removable screen panels because of the screen blocking out the natural light. If lighting is a concern, you can install sun tunnels skylights, providing natural light. Another option for a screened porch is vinyl sliding windows, providing you with a sleek look.
Some trendy ideas that you could incorporate into your screened porch design, making it welcoming and stylish are:
- Fire Place
- Ceiling Fans
- Furniture, customized to your design and preference
- Outdoor kitchen
- Television and entertaining facilities
Modern screen porches are considered an extension of your living space. They provide you an that extra living room, just outside. Your goal when designing your porch is to make the transition seamless from the main structure to the porch area, keeping with the original architectural appearance.
Depending on the ambiance you desire, your porch can be your private cozy space or your entertaining space surrounded by gardens, lighting and decor of choice.
In Nova Scotia, a screened porch is a great investment to your homes value. Investing in your outdoor living space with a screened porch will leave buyers excited, adding one more room to the overall homes footprint.
All-Craft is a custom design and build firm, specializing in outdoor spaces. We have enjoyed building beautiful screened porches for families all over HRM, providing them a chance to enjoy 3 seasons.