The old deck was rotten, we replaced the deck with a bigger deck and added a screened in porch.
I used the minitrack screen porch system from screen tight and the customer loves their new screened in porch
The deck was so rotten it was unsafe to walk on and ready to collapse, notice how the far side sags, the deck was not built to code.
before picture of the rotten deck
We installed screen over the floor joist before we installed the decking.
we installed screen underneath the decking boards
Notice how the bull nose on each step plains with the other, that is code and how steps are supposed to be built.
deck steps built to code The steps are done, with solid kick plates
deck steps finished The porch roof is built and plywood installed, now we are installing the asphalt shingles.
porch roof framed and ply wood installed In order to correctly roof the porch we had to remove shingles from the existing roof
installing asphalt shingles on the porch roof I used the minitrack system from screen tight, i was able to install the screen from the inside using this system, it comes in white or bronze
tongue and groove screen porch ceiling I used tongue and groove to fill in the gable above the brick vaneer
tongue and groove porch ceiling There was no existing porch light to get power from but there was a receptacle, we installed a ceiling fan on a switch and two receptacles
electrical for the porch
Here is the finished porch, gutters have been installed and the tongue and groove ceiling was stained prior to installation.
finished picture of wades screened in porch
here is a look at the deck framing from the under side, we ran the joist parallel to the house so that the decking will have no butt joints
a look at the deck from underneath
Like this: Like Loading...
Tom The Deck Builder
I used to build houses, I started building decks in 2002.
my goal is to be the best at what I do.
I cover a large area, the counties I cover are, Knox, Blount, Loudon, Sevier, Jefferson, Grainger, Claiborne, Union, Anderson, Campbell and Hamblen
View all posts by Tom The Deck Builder