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    How to Keep Birds Off Your Porch

    Birds have always seemed to love our porches. If they were not perched on the railing, they were building nests on top of posts. While it seemed harmless at first, we quickly realized that birds can actually cause a lot of damage to a porch. Their droppings can stain and discolor porch furniture and their nests can block gutters and downspouts, causing water to back up and potentially cause damage. So, how do you keep birds off your porch? Read on to find out!

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    Porch Ceiling Ideas for Your Home

    There’s nothing like an inviting and cozy porch. Every time we design a covered porch, small or large, we first decide on how the porch ceiling will be finished. In my opinion, the ceiling is one of the most important aspects of a porch. So in this article, I’m going to show you some different porch ceiling ideas. Whether you’re designing a new porch or want to give an existing porch new life, these are options that you can implement to create an amazing outdoor space.

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    Covered Back Porch Ideas

    Everyone dreams of having the perfect outdoor escape, being able to relish in a beautiful day on their own covered back porch. It’s easy to let your imagination run wild with what could be, but actually making it happen can sometimes seem almost impossible. Don’t worry, though. I’m here to tell you that it is possible! But it’s all about the design and what elements you choose to include on your covered back porch. In this blog article, I’m going to share some of my favorite back porch ideas, as well as photos of our completed back porch design projects, to provide you with plenty of inspiration. So hopefully, this article will be a big help to you whether you’ve just started your back porch design process or you are wanting to update your existing back porch.

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    Our Favorite Faux Boxwoods

    Boxwoods are one of my favorite shrubs to use in containers. I’ve always had great luck with them thriving and living for years. However, in our current home, our back porches don’t get much sunlight. This has made it difficult to use real boxwoods in these areas. So lately, I’ve been buying some faux boxwoods. And I’m actually loving the fact that they are maintenance-free. That means no watering, no pruning, and no mess!

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    The Best Concrete Planters for Your Outdoor Space

    Looking for the best concrete planters to enhance your outdoor space? You’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best options on the market and why you should consider adding them to your porch or patio. Concrete planters are a great way to add style and personality to your outdoor area, while also providing a convenient place to grow shrubs, flowers, or even small trees.