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How Do Decks Differ from Porches in Chicago?

Getting the most from your yard may come in the form of creating an outdoor living space that you can enjoy as part of your home. And it all starts with a solid platform from which to build a deck or a porch. But how do decks and porches in Chicago differ? There are some […]

How to Repair Porches Chicago, IL

Many homes have porches in Chicago, largely because they are often elevated to keep the intense winter snow from blocking the doors, windows, and to accommodate a basement that isn’t entirely under ground-level. And if you have a porch that needs some TLC, porch repair in Chicago is often a better option than replacement. Some […]
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Porches & Decks – The Difference Between Them

The main difference between the two is that decks are open structures while porches have enclosures and are considered an extension of homes.  Porches in Chicago and surrounding areas can be found at the front of houses with the roof  of the house typically extended as its permanent covering. Its enclosed structure is meant to […]