Screened in front porch – can be used to construct decorative structures that are a focal point in the landscape, provide privacy or hide undesirable views. Cladding is made with a series of strips of wood, plastic or metal, arranged in a pattern. Decorative lattice screens can be used to hide air conditioners, trash cans or composters or provide privacy around a pool or backyard. Wood trellis should be made of treated wood to avoid deterioration by its exposure in time and the sun. Vinyl trellis is a good choice for a low maintenance screen. Cut 1 foot from the end of two 8-foot porch posts with a circular saw. These 7 foot stands will be the end of the screen. The two remaining 8 foot porch posts will be the center posts.
Screened in front porch, cut two 1 by 4-inch pieces of wood, 6 feet in length, into eight 36-inch sections. These are the rails for the side panels. Cut the 8 by 1 by 4-inch board into two 48-inch sections. These are the rails for the center panel. Apply primer from the outside in an oval picture frame with a brush. Let it dry. Apply two layers of white exterior paint and leave to dry. Apply primer from the exterior to the side rails and center with a brush. Let it dry. Apply two layers of white exterior paint and leave to dry.
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Screened in front porch, apply primer outside the screen side and center posts with a brush. Let it dry. Apply two layers of white exterior paint and leave to dry. Dig 18 inch deep holes 48 inches apart with post hole diggers. Dig a 36-inch hole to the left of the hole in the first post. Dig a fourth hole 36 inches to the right of the hole of the second post. Place gravel 2 to 3 inches deep in each hole. Insert a center pole in one of the holes in the center and fill with soil. Press the floor with your foot and add more as needed to calm the post. Repeat with the other center post. Add the final entries in the same way.