Porches & Decks Wrap around with hip style roof. Mahogany decking . Created a second entrance off new deck on side. Colonial Style front porch. Vinyl railing , post, wainscoting ceiling. Remodeled majority of 1st floor, new drywall, oak flooring and windows. Vinyl sided entire house including garage. Wrap around porch. Concrete floor & steps. Colonial style railing and columns. Had to support existing 2nd floor addition during construction. New entrance doors and storm doors. New replacement windows. Trek decking, post and railing. Vinyl Lattice. Simple rear pressured treated deck replacing old. Front 3 story porch (before picture). Front 3 story porch , complete gut (after picture).Simply design but extremely dangerous removing and building entire 3 1/2 story structure. Pavilion, front view . (1 of 2)Originally a concrete slab / foundation of old garage. Pavilion, rear view. (2 of 2) Old foundation not adequate, had to pour new footings 2 Story rear deck, remove old rotten structure.Existing roof remained. Had to temporary brace. Existing concrete steps remained. Colonial Home Colonial home, before (1 of 4)Pre-construction photo of front elevation of home. Colonial home, porch / after (2 of 4)Open front porch (lenght of home) . Hip style roof (20" roof overhang on all 3 sides . Bottom skirt enclosed with diagonal vinyl lattice and trimmed with "TREK " decking. Matching "TREK " stair treads & riser boards. Vinyl railing . Colonial home, porch / after (3 of 4)Highlighted features, "TREK " decking (deck screws concealed). Electrical outlet (inserted in post). Railing & post (vinyl). Collars (vinyl) at bottom of all post. Colonial home, porch / after (4 of 4)Highlighted features , Recess lights, beaded vinyl ceiling, collars (vinyl) at top of all post. Support header's wrapped in aluminum. 2 Story Porch 2 Story Porch, 1 of 5 original front elevationPorch deteriorating with rotten deck boards, support post and structure sinking because of inadequate footings that don't meet present building code requirements. 2 Story Porch, 2 of 5 original stepsCloser view of deteriorating stairs. Notice pitch of floor (sinking toward front). Also poor design of wall railing, resting directly on deck boards thus preventing proper water drainage. 2 Story Porch, 3 of 5 during constructionThe existing porch roof was preserved with a total of 8, 26' 0" long 2" x 8" braces along with additional cross bracing . First floor deck structure in progress. 2 Story Porch, 4 of 5 Completed, front viewRailings, posts, post caps & collars, lattice & 2nd story ceiling all vinyl. Decking & skirt all composite materials . Floor structures are pressure treated. 2 Story Porch, 5 of 5 completed stepsCloser view of new stairs. Risers boards are 1" x 8", each step consist of 2 deck boards, all boards are composite materials . Stair structure (stringers) are pressure treated Contemporary Home Contemporary Home, 1 0f 5 before photo of existing deckPrior to construction, picture of front deck. Objective was to completely remove old structure, modernize and gain additional use by creating a shelter against rain & sun and create a railing design for privacy and extreme wind. Contemporary Home, 2 of 5 After photo of deck with roof.New deck (8' 0" x 43' 0", same size as old) with new hip style roof with 16" overhangs on all 3 sides. Removed both 2nd story picture windows to accommodate new roof & replaced with smaller awning windows. Designed with 2 different color composite boards. Lattice is vinyl material. Contemporary Home, 3 of 5 Stair framing under constructionTypical stair framing, numberous pressure treated stai stringer boards for the purpose of step boards not bowing. Both 4" x 4" stair post anchored in concrete footing. Contemporary Home, 4 of 5 new set of stairs.Closer view of new stairs . Riser boards of stairs and vertical railing are 1" x 8", each step consist of 2 deck boards, all boards are composite materials. Pressure treated 4" x 4" post (see photo 3) are covered with a hollow sleeve . Contemporary Home, 5 of 5 Interior viewFeatures include both diagonal decking and ceiling planking for the purpose of not having any intrusive looking seams due to extreme length of porch (43' 0'). Recess lights in ceiling with a couple of electrical outlets inserted in post. Design of railing based on privacy and extreme wind in open country side. Deck boards installed with hidden screws.