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Understanding Porches - Restoration & Design for the Vintage ...

May 31, 2016 ... Porch Floors Historically, porch floorboards were milled from vertical grain .... Even the decorative part of the paneled newel post (a separate...

Fixing the Porch - Restoration & Design for the Vintage House | Old ...

Feb 11, 2011 ... Ted arrived to find a porch with rotten tongue-and-groove decking, ... upper ends to a separate piece of lumber with hot-dipped galvanized nails...

Flooring an L-Shaped Porch | JLC Online | Porches, Exteriors ...

Framing and flooring an L-shaped porch to allow proper drainage. ... this situation — by running floorboards into a separate meeting strip (see top photo, below),...

How to Repair Gaps Between Floorboards - The Spruce

Feb 27, 2018 ... With older wood tongue-and-groove flooring, gaps will inevitably develop between the boards. The problems with this are numerous. First, it is...

Tounge and groove Porch flooring

Apr 7, 2013 ... What kind of porch flooring should you use or not use.

How to Replace Porch Flooring | Home Guides | SF Gate

Porch flooring is exposed to the elements and over time will become damaged. The flooring may begin to rot, which can cause major damage to the porch if the...

0408.1.5 - Porch and Dwelling Unit Crawl Space Separation Vents.pdf

Jul 13, 2015 ... Is a solid separation wall between the building crawl space and the ... If the porch floor is constructed of a material such as decking boards that...

How to Fill Porch Board Gaps | Home Guides | SF Gate

Don't be tempted to fill the unsightly gaps in your porch floor with caulk or wood filler. The natural movement of the boards could eventually break the material...

Preservation Brief 45: Preserving Historic Wood Porches

The porch component most subject to decay is the flooring. Often decay starts ... only if necessary. Contemporary alterations are discussed in a separate section.

Front Porch Fix-up | This Old House

More than a century of blowing snow, dripping rain, and the steady tread of foot traffic had finally taken its toll on the flooring of Ken Brown's porch in Montclair,...

Old House Authority ~ Ask the Authority: Porch Floorboards

Q: I need to replace some rotten tongue and groove porch floorboards that were installed only a few years ago. What can I do to ensure that the new ones won't...