Best Screened Porch Screens and Deck Screening Materials for 2022

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

Friday, December 17, 2021

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Considerations for What Screened Porch Screen Materials to Use in 2022

Whether you’re looking to spruce up an existing porch or you want to start a new screened porch design from scratch in 2022, 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.

Screened Porch Building Codes for Northern Virginia Residents

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Building regulations

James Moylan

Friday, February 26, 2021

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Important Screened-In Porch Building Codes for NOVA Homeowners

If you’ve ever contracted a screened room build, you may already be familiar with the International Residential Code (IRC). The IRC is a comprehensive guide to construction regulations for one- and two-family homes that are three stories or less in height. It is the authority on all things contracting.

Childproofing a Screened Porch

Posted in: Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Building Tips, Screen-Porch Design Tips

James Moylan

Friday, November 06, 2020

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10 Tips for Childproofing a Screened Porch

There comes a time in every toddler's life to learn about pain. Falling hurts, badly. And, as parents of little ones ourselves, we are all too familiar with our youngsters' propensity for getting into mischief, scrapes, and scuffles. Prevent your screened-in porch or deck from becoming a part of a life lesson by practicing the ensuing child-friendly safety precautions.

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

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Obtaining a Screen Porch Permit in Washington, DC

Building a screen porch in Washington, DC, brings with it a host of geographically specific restrictions, and obtaining a permit for your build is no exception. However, with a bit of forethought—and a lot of patience—you can seamlessly work your way through this process.

How to Address the House Wall in a Screened Porch Design

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

James Moylan

Saturday, July 18, 2020

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Dressing Up the House Wall of a High-End Screen Porch in Maryland and Virginia

Every outdoor living space project presents unique challenges and opportunities for creative problem solving. However, there are some issues that come up repeatedly among multiple upscale screen room projects. One such issue is how to dress up the house wall of that high-end screen porch. Your chosen solution will be based on several factors including budget, personal preference, and lifestyle.