Granite front porch
Small front porch design. Entrance steps, risers, handrail and pickets finished with granite for perfect match with exterior house walls. Custom, unusual porch style.
Concrete porch with stylish railing
Front porch built on concrete pillars and painter in grey to match with house exterior design. Custom welded railing creates unique style and aesthetic look of a whole porch. House entrance area nicely decorated with flowers in pots.
Covered porch built high from the ground
Front porch installed on wood posts covered with awning. Wood stairs have an additional landing in the middle. High above ground built porch painted in brown color.
Front porch addition
Front porch designed and built as a part of a whole house structure. Wood posts support hip and valley roof over the porch. Wood railing and entrance stairs painted to match with windows trims.
Front porch covered with awning
Concrete front porch with simple metal railing and standard concrete stairs. Porch covered with awning to match with house exterior design. Front yard stylishly decorated with sculptures in combination with nice landscaping.
Covered brick porch with arches
Front porch with brick pillars and concrete stairs. Perfect open addition to exterior house design. Three arches finished with stucco create unique porch style and match with rest of the house.
Concrete porch on stone foundation
Concrete front porch with painted stairs built on stone foundation. Metal railing painted in brown color and securely mounted to custom shaped concrete steps. Porch decorated with live flowers in pots. Extremely durable and long lasting front porch design.
Concrete porch with flat roof
Lumber posts support simple square flat roof. Metal railing painted in brown color. Simple concrete porch style with easy to build roof.
Siding house with front porch
Wood porch stained in red color. White posts supporting the roof perfectly match with doors and windows trims. Space under the porch closed with same type of a siding as the rest of a house. Lattice panels stained in red color cover under the stairs area.
Lumber front porch covered
Lumber front porch with wood stairs. Porch roof built on wood posts. Combination of wood and metal painted in black color used for building railing. Simple front porch style.
Covered front porch with wood stairs
Wood porch built on brick pillars. Entrance stairs, decking, some elements on columns and railing are painted in dark brown color. With pickets, columns, fascia and gutters perfectly match with exterior house design. Under porch area closed with vertically installed pickers painted in grey color. Beautiful covered front porch design.
Wood front porch painted in whithe and green colors
Wood front porch with roof built on brick pillars. Entrance stairs are installed on concrete slab. Stair treads decking and some elements on railing are painted in green color. Stair risers and railing pickets are painted in white color.
Wood porch decorated with flowers
Older front porch with wood stairs built on brick pillars. Porch refreshed with three different colors paint application. Live green plants and flowers in pots create perfect relaxation atmosphere.
Wood front porch with roof on columns
Wood porch nicely built to match with siding on house exterior walls. Three columns installed for supporting porch roof. Beautiful landscaping create relaxation atmosphere while resting on porch bench.
Wood front porch with bench
Wood front porch installed on single concrete blocks pillar. Porch painted to match with exterior house design. Metal railing mounted to concrete house walls, custom designed posts and porch column. Lattice panels covered space under the porch.
Front house entrance built with bricks
Small front porch and stairs built with same type of brick as house exterior walls. Steel railing welded and installed on top of concrete sills on both sided of stairs and porch. Steps made from concrete sills as well. Porch decorated with green plants in pots.
Porch on concrete pillars
Front porch with wood stairs and painted in white color metal railing. Concrete pillars in a great support for wood porch and columns. Lattice panels cover under porch space.
Stylish covered front porch
Stylish wood porch covered with simple asphalt shingles roof. Multiple decorative element including custom shaped wood columns and arches perfectly match with exterior house design. Great exterior home addition to an existing house.
Concrete porch with stylish cover
Durable concrete porch with metal railing painted in white color. Custom welded roof supports creates unique look for the whole porch. Older, but still stylish front porch design.
Nicely decorated front porch
Front porch built on wood posts. Decking boards, stair treads, railing elements and lattice panels are painted in blue color to match with house windows trims. Rest of the porch painted in light color similar to vinyl siding. Space under the porch closed with wood panels. Porch nicely decorated with flowers in pots.
Wood porch painted white and decorated
Front porch installed on wood 6” x 6” posts painted in white color. Decking boards, stair treads and some railing elements paint in light green color. Combination of two colors creates unique porch style. Columns support porch roof. Front porch decorated with green plants in pots.
Front porch with simple design
Easy to build front porch design. Wood joists and stair risers painted in grey color. Lattice panels covered with live plants. Simple metal railing painted to match with the house exterior style. House entrance decorated with green plants in pots.
Wood porch with roof
Covered front porch with recessed lighting installed in the ceiling. Light porch color and simple gable roof perfectly match with exterior house design. Custom shaped wood posts used as roof supports. Grey and white colors combination bring to the porch its unique look and stylish appearance.
Wood porch and stairs painted grey
Simple wood porch with railing and stairs painted in grey color. Custom shaped wood posts support porch roof. Nice addition to house exterior design.
Simple lumber front porch
Wood front porch painted in light color to match with house exterior design. Steps stained in brown color. Lattice wood panels which close under porch space painted in grey color. Simple lumber porch construction.
Wood front porch with pillars
Front porch with wood railing painted in white and red colors. Stair stringers and porch joists mounted to brick pillars. Steps painted in red color. White columns installed on brick pillars support porch roof. Space under porch and stairs closed with lattice panels.
Wood porch with stylish railing
Front porch with wood stairs and nicely painted railing. Under porch space used as an additional storage and closed with lattice panels painted in white color. Wood porch match with exterior house design. Porch roof installed on custom shaped wood posts.
Older wood porch painted blue
Standard wood porch on brick pillars. Steel railing, decking and stairs are painted in blue color. Outdated front porch brought to life with exterior paint application.
Covered front porch on wood posts
Front porch built on wood posts and stained in brown color for matching with the house exterior style. Some porch elements including porch joists, stair stringers and roof fascia are painted in white color. Simple porch addition to older house.
Covered porch with wood columns
Covered front porch nicely built to match with house exterior style. Lattice panels are used for closing under porch and under stairs spaces. Wood elements painted in white color. Steps and decking boards are painted in grey color. Planted ornamental trees is a nice addition for creating a distinguish look of house entrance area.
Wood porch and stairs stained
Front porch with wood stairs stained in brownish color. Space under steps closed with lattice panels painted in white color. House entrance area nicely decorated with flowers in pots and simple landscaping.
Older front porch on brick pillars
Front porch painted in brown color with wood railing. Steel stairs balustrades painted in black color. Wood front porch built on solid brick pillars for maximum durability.
Brick porch with concrete stairs
Front porch built with same type of bricks as house exterior walls. Concrete sills installed on porch security walls, both sides of entrance stairs and each step. Custom welded steel railing securely mounted to concrete sills of stair sides. Porch designed to match with the style of the house.
Covered concrete front porch
Covered front porch with concrete balustrades. Concrete pillars used for holding porch roof. Space under the porch closed with concrete blocks. Solid concrete stair and custom designed flower pots on both sides of steps create unique look. Front porch finished to match with the whole house exterior design.
Spacious covered front porch
Spacious front porch built on wood posts. Wood columns support the load of porch roof finished with asphalt shingles. Wooden elements including railing pained in grey color to match with siding. Porch decorated with flowers.
Solid concrete front porch
Front porch made from same concrete blocks as house exterior walls. Concrete steps and railing make the whole structure very durable and long lasting. Porch designed and built with the rest of a house not as a separate addition.
Concrete stairs and porch with metal railing
Extremely durable front porch construction. Solid concrete porch in combination with concrete stairs. Rigid steel railing painted in black color. Open under porch area can be used as an additional storage space for some garden tools.
Concrete stairs with wood railing
Small front porch with concrete stairs. Entrance to the basement located under the porch. Railing and wood posts painted in white color. Front yard decorated with flowers. Very simple porch design.
Covered stylish front porch
Wood front porch painted in white color. Some design elements on columns and balustrades painted in red color for creating unique style. Columns support the weight of porch roof which nicely incorporated and match with exterior house design. Beautiful landscaping with simple fence gives fresh new look to the whole residential property.
Stone front porch decorated
Nice stone porch addition to simple siding house. Entrance stairs made from concrete. Wood columns support medium-pitched roof finished with asphalt shingles. Concrete sills installed on top of stone walls. Porch decorated with different live plants and flowers.
Porch with wood railing
Combination of light brown and white colors on the porch. Front porch with swing and wood stairs. Space under the porch closed with wood pickets painted white. Simple, with minimum custom elements, but nice looking covered front porch design.
Wood front porch painted white
Covered front porch with simple wood railing. Stair treads and decking painted in light brown color, the rest of wood elements including stair risers, porch railing, columns and ceiling are painted in white color. Under porch space closed with lattice panels. Porch has a ceiling fan installed and decorated with flowers in pots. Nicely finished front porch is a perfect place for relaxation.
Porch on wood posts
Pressure-treated wood porch built on lumber posts. Space under porch and stairs closed with wood lattice panels.
Typical front porch construction with basic wood railing and no customization. Crew of three normally able to build such porch in 2 days after concrete for supporting posts is cured.
Simple square front porch on wood posts
Pressure-treated lumber front porch with simple railing on wood posts. Basic wood porch construction with no custom elements.
Big enough for medium bench and some plants in pots porch is always a great outdoor place for relaxation.
Simple small front porch
Concrete front porch made with bricks and custom designed stairs to match with exterior home design. Steel railing with balustrades painted in black color.
The whole front porch structure made as a continuation of house. Small rectangular porch is always a great addition to a home.
Stylish steps to tiny porch
Small front porch and entrance steps custom designed. Railing made from steel and painted in dark color. House entrance area decorated with plants in pots. Very typical and extremely durable front porch construction.
Stylish concrete steps make a whole new appearance to the house exterior design.
Wood porch concrete steps steel railing combination
Wood front porch on concrete blocks. Entrance stairs made from concrete. Railing and balustrades welded from steel and painted in black color.
Using a combination of few materials for building porch is very typical style while building porches. For extending longevity wood have to be painted. Paint has to be applied on steel railing as well for protecting metal against corrosion.
Tile steps metal railing combination
Concrete steps to house entrance finished with porcelain outdoor tile. Metal railing painted in green and white colors.
Experienced tile setter should be able to install porcelain outdoor tile on 8 - 9 steps within one day. Next day 2 – 3 hours will be devoted to grout application. Welding and installation of metal railing shouldn’t take longer than one day.
Concrete porch and stairs with white balustrades
Grey paint applied on the surface of concrete porch and stairs. White vinyl railing and balustrades install for perfect match with house exterior design.
Quality exterior concrete paint protects the surface from water penetration and extends longevity of concrete stairs and front porch. Vinyl is virtually maintenance free materials and properly installed railing will last for many years with minimum care.
Concrete porch with rounded stairs
Square concrete front porch with rounded stairs. Porch railing and stairs balustrades made from metal and painted in white color. Porch decorated with flowers and green plants in pots.
Concrete widely used building various types of outdoor structures including porches and stairs. It is extremely durable material and with adequate building technique will last for decades. Steal railing has to be painted for preserving its surface from corrosion.
Stylish front porch with custom designed steps
Porch floor and steps finished with concrete blocks. Sides of stairs made from brick. Welded steel railing painted in blue and white colors.
Front porch customization will always result in cost increase, but stylish work cannot be comparable to simple standard design.
Stone tile on steps and porch
Steps and front porch finished with thicker outdoor stone tile. Porch decorated with plants in pots.
Stone is one of the best solutions for finishing outdoor steps and porches. It might not be the least expensive choice, but superior durability and ability to last for decades with minimum maintenance make stone very attractive option for many outdoor applications.
Stairs and concrete front porch decorated
Front porch with concrete stairs. Metal balustrades painted in black color. Porch decorated with flowers in pots.
Building standard concrete porch with no custom element normally takes couple days of onsite work excluding concrete curing time. Installation of concrete forms, reinforcement bars and pouring concrete typically is a one day project for experienced crew. After concrete cured to approximately 70% of its strength metal railing can be welded and installed what normally takes another day.
Wood front porch covered
Wood front porch built on 6” x 6” posts. Space under porch space closed with lattice panels. Pressure-treated lumber used for making outdoor stairs. Two wood posts supporting roof which made same design as the rest of a house.
Covered spacious front porch is a great outdoor addition for relaxation in any weather.
Wood front porch pained red green colors
Stylish front porch built on two 4” x 4“ posts and mounted to house exterior wall. Stairs, posts, and joists stained in red color. Wood pickets on railing stained in green color.
Wood porches are cheapest option to build, but weather protected with paint or sealer pressure-treated lumber can easily stay in nice shape for over 10 years.
Stylish front porch
Spacious front porch with a swing built on brick pillars. Wood stairs and simple railing stained in brown color. Swing hung on ceiling joists.
Stylish wood porch in combination with nice outdoor landscaping play a huge role in overall house exterior design.
Tile stairs with steel railing
Ceramic tile installed on stairs and small house entrance area. Metal railing painted in black color. Sides of stairs finished with tile as well.
Properly set on mortar outdoor tile is a perfect choice to finish concrete stairs surface. Installing tile in simple pattern with no customization can be easily achieved by handy homeowners. Welding steel railing is normally not a do-it-yourself project.
Stylish light balustrade
Entrance stairs to the house custom made to match with overall home style. Wood steps are not in the perfect condition, but finished with stucco sides and custom shaped sills on top seems like not affected by weather and still look great.
Custom work always has its price and the more stylish details incorporated into porch design the more it will cost to build.
Tile on steps and small porch
3-steps to the front door finished with tile. Metal railing painted in black and white colors. Simple house entrance design.
Outdoor tile cannot be installed directly on top of wood surface, but concrete porches and steps can be easily tiled. Proper installed quality porcelain or stone tile can easily last for over 20 years with periodical maintenance.
Concrete steps to house entrance
8 steps and small porch made from poured concrete. One side of stairs made as a continuation of outside brick wall and other merge to stone foundation. Top of a brick wall finished with concrete sill.
Typical construction of entrance area to a house with a full basement. All design created as a part of a house, not as a separate structure.
Simple concrete porch with metal balustrades
Very simple concrete porch with metal balustrades painted in black and white colors. Entrance area to the house decorated with bushes and flowers in pot.
Standard front porch easy to build. Minimum custom elements allow to reduce overall construction expenses.
Wood porch on brick posts
Wood porch painted red with metal railing mounded on brick pillars. Space under porch and stairs closed with wood boards.
Combination of two or more materials is very typical for building front porches. Brick set on mortar is a perfect choice for posts and welded steel railing is good and durable option for railing. Red exterior paint will protect wood from rotting and extend porch longevity.
Tile installed on steps and porch
Porcelain outdoor tile with slate decorative elements are installed on steps and front porch. With proper installation and periodical maintenance outdoor tile is one of the most durable and long lasting materials. Stone or porcelain tile could be a perfect solution for outdoor application including finishing floors on porches or tiling steps.
Fees for laying outdoor tile normally based on difficulty of work and per square foot charge is a result of what was done. Application of sanded grout and sealer is a responsibility of tile contractor, but periodical maintenance should be done by homeowner.
Concrete front porch
Simple concrete front porch. Metal railing painted in black color. On both sides stairs decorated with live flowers in pots.
Easy, for professional concrete contractor, to build front porch slightly elevated above ground level. Typical basic design to finish standard entrance area to the house.
Concrete steps to front porch painted
Concrete stairs and front porch painted in brownish color. Stairs sides made with brick and concrete sills on top. Porch decorated with plants in pots.
Quality outdoor paint not only serves its decorative purpose, but protects the concrete from absorbing water which might cause reduction of stairs lifespan.
Beautiful front porch with stylish steps
Beautiful concrete front porch with bench. Porch balustrades decorated with flowers. Stairs railing welded from steel and painted black.
Pouring concrete and finishing steps as well as 34 ft2 - 36 ft2 porch area might take a few days to complete. Creating unique porch design will always result in cost increase.
Stylish stone balustrades and concrete steps
Unusual stylish sides of concrete steps to front porch made with natural stone. Decorative outdoor light fixture installed on top of stone pillar.
Stone is relatively hard to work with material and cost of labor to build stylish custom designed stairs is not a cheapest solution. Accounting concrete curing time it might take up to one week for a mason with a helper to pour concrete stairs and finish sides with 36” high security walls.
Combination of concrete steps with stone balustrade
Older concrete stairs to brick house entrance. One side of stairs finished with natural stone and concrete sills on top, other site merge to brick exterior wall.
Building even simple concrete steps normally more expensive and longer lasting project compare to wood option, but concrete in combination with stone much more durable material.
Simple wood porch with stairs
Standard front porch mounted to brick pillars. Pressure-treated wood stained with clear weather protective stain. Space under porch closed with white siding.
Using house brick pillars as supporting structural element for building new porch allow to eliminate foundation work and as a result cost to build a porch might go up to 5% - 7% down.
Wood porch pained red
A whole spacious front porch built with wood and painted in red color. Under stairs and under floor spaces closed with lattice wood panels.
Protective paint will preserve wood from rotting and choosing preferable color will add its own charm to whole house exterior design.
Wood steps painted red
Easy to build uncovered porch design.
Simple steps and small porch on wood posts are painted in red color. Railing welded from steel pipes and painted black.
Stylish steps with simple railing
Entrance area and front porch steps made from decorative brown brick in combination with poured concrete. Simple steel balustrades painted in black and white colors.
Cost to build custom designed porch could be time consuming and expensive home improvement project.
Stylish concrete steps to front porch
Stairs to small front porch made of concrete blocks and set on mortar. Balustrades finished with decorative stone to match with house design.
Porch stairs is an important element which play a huge role in overall house design. Concrete sill steps set on mortar very durable, but not easy to build. Cost of labor for building such stairs alone might be close to building average size wood porch.
Front porch with wood railing
Wood front porch on concrete blocks. Under porch space closed with wood lattice panels. Simple stairs and railing made from pressure-treated lumber.
Building 6’ x 16’ wood porch without many custom details is normally couple days rejuvenation project for an experienced crew.
Wood front porch with steel stairs
Front porch on wood posts finished with slate tile. Lumber elements stained in brown color. Stairs welded from steel and painted black.
Incorporation different materials into porch design will result in overall cost increase and such project normally takes longer to complete compare to building simple wood porch.
Small front porch
Easy to make, small front porch built on wood posts. Under porch space closed with vinyl siding. Standard stairs made with pressure-treated wood.
Building simple 7’ x 8’ wood porch on already cured concrete foundation is normally one day project if hire professional home exterior remodeling contractor. Do it yourselfers might spend 2 – 3 days for installing posts, joists, decking, railing and building stairs.
Dark front porch
Standard front porch built on wood posts and stained in darker color. Under porch space covered with lattice panels.
Building simple pressure-treated wood porch is relatively easy task and can be completed in two days by an experienced carpenter with helper. To reduce the cost staining wood can be done as do it yourself project over the weekend.
Wood front porch with roof
Stained wood porch build on pressure-treated 6 x 6 and covered with roof is a perfect house exterior addition making a huge difference in overall home design. Installed outdoor lighting and spacious floor area is a good place for relaxation.
Typically an experienced crew able to complete building up to 6’ x 15’ porch including minor electrical work and gutters installation within 3 – 4 days.
Simple wood stairs to small front porch
Natural color of wood steps, railing and front porch has its own charm. Clear stain can be used for extending stairs and porch longevity. Wood is a perfect match with any type of house exterior design.
Building simple wood stairs and tiny front porch typically couple days exterior renovation project for an experienced crew excluding curing time of concrete foundation for posts.
Wood stairs to front porch
Simple wood stairs made with minimal customization. Simple one day exterior home improvement project.
Pressure-treated lumber widely used for building standard stairs to small front porches. Stairs with stringers set on older concrete seal do not consume much time to build and overall cost of treated lumber porch with standard wood stairs is one of cheapest options.
Wood front porch painted
Spacious covered wood front porch painted three different colors for creating unique style. Under porch space covered with wood lattice panels. Mounted on the ceiling beams swing, makes the front porch a perfect place for relaxation.
Building custom designed 5’ x 14’ wood front porch from foundation to roof might take up to 1 week for a crew of three.
Brick steps to the house entrance
Brick set on mortar is one of the most durable and long lasting materials to build outside structures including stairs and porches. It might take few days for an experienced mason with a helper to build simple 4’ x 5’ porch with 5 – 6 steps.
Simple treated pine front porch
Standard front porch built on wood posts. Treated pine is one of the least expensive materials for building outside structures including porches. Pressure-treated wood is very easy to work with material.
Cutting lumber to sizes and securing joists, decking, and pickets with screws, crew of 3 carpenters normally able to build simple 4’ x 12 porch approximately 5’ above ground within 2 days after concrete under posts is cured. Addition day typically will be spend on digging 7 – 8 holes in the ground, pouring concrete foundation and installing galvanized steel post bases.