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How Much Does it Cost to Replace the Screens on a Screened Porch?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland

James Moylan

Friday, November 01, 2019

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If your home’s screened porch was built more than 10 years ago, it may have been built with a traditional screening system. With these dated older systems, screens are attached to railings and posts with staples or tacks, and trim is nailed up to hide the unsightly fasteners and seams.

The main problem with this method is that screens come loose and begin to sag over time. In addition, if screens are torn or damaged in any way, it can be very difficult to replace them, since you’ll have to remove the trim and pull out many staples or tacks to remove the screen.

What are Your Options for Enclosing an Existing Outdoor Space?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, porch topics, screen porch products, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system, Motorized Porch Screens, Motorized Outdoor Screening Systems, Screen Room, Phantom Retractable Screens, screened porch in Washington, DC, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch, Eze-Breeze, Three-season rooms

James Moylan

Monday, August 05, 2019

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Options for Enclosing an Existing Outdoor Space

Lots of homeowners have open outdoor living spaces and, for a variety of reasons, find themselves wondering what their options are to enclose them. Whether you have a front porch with a roof but no screens, a deck, a double deck without screens, or a patio, the logistics of how to enclose these existing spaces is one of the most common questions posed to design and build firms.

6 Tips for Obtaining a Screened Porch Permit in Washington, DC

Posted in: Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Screen Room, screened porch in Washington, DC, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch

James Moylan

Monday, May 13, 2019

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How to Obtain a Screen Porch Permit in Washington, DC

6 Considerations for Building a Screened Porch in the Historic Georgetown District

Posted in: Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, decks in Washington, D.C., historic deck building, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC

James Moylan

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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If you live in the Historic Georgetown District in the Washington, DC, area, building a screen porch can be a complicated, involved process. It’s certainly possible, but before pursuing a project in this area, homeowners need to be certain the red tape, expense, and restrictions are all worth it. Before you start picking out furniture and thinking through lighting options, read through this overview to get a sense of what building in this historical area will entail.

Best Screened Porch Screens and Deck Screening Materials for 2019

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, retractable screen porch, screen porch products, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system, Motorized Porch Screens, Motorized Outdoor Screening Systems, Automatic Porch Screens, Screen Room, Phantom Retractable Screens

James Moylan

Monday, February 25, 2019

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Considerations for What Screened Porch Screen Materials to Use in 2019

Whether you’re looking to spruce up an existing porch or you want to start a new screened porch design from scratch in 2019, one of the most important things to consider is what screening material to use. From what the industry experts suggest to geography-specific considerations, here’s everything you need to know before you jump into any screen-related decision.