5 Porch Remodel Ideas to Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

January 11, 2021
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A porch remodel is a great way to up your home’s curb appeal and make a statement in the neighborhood. Your porch is one of the most important elements of your house’s design because it:

  • Serves as the face of your property and gives guests a warm welcome.
  • Ups your home’s curb appeal and therefore, resale value.
  • Offers another medium for you to express your unique style.

Get the front porch inspiration you need with our Front Porch Ideas Guide. READ THE GUIDE

Before You Start Your Porch Remodel

Porch remodel depends on porch materials

Before beginning, you’ll want to have a solid plan for the redesign. Several factors will influence the project, so it’s important to consider:

  • The materials you use: Porch materials like TimberTech® Porch boards give you the nature-inspired beauty of traditional wood, while also saving you from costly upkeep associated with traditional wood.
  • How your porch will function: Your design should account for your functional goals — for example, do you love entertaining? Or do you prefer a quiet reading nook away from the action?
  • Your home’s exterior style: Your home should be a unique reflection of you, and your porch should complement your style.

Why Materials Matter for Your Porch Remodel

If you’ve chosen to invest in the beauty, durability, and ultimately long-term value of your home with an eye-catching front porch, it makes sense to choose only premium porch materials.

TimberTech Porch boards:
  • Feature advanced polymer material from core to cap, making them highly resistant to moisture.
  • Provide superior resistance to fading, staining, and weathering for a porch that looks good for years to come.
  • Offer an aesthetic reminiscent of hardwood flooring with tongue-and-groove installation that allows for smaller gaps between boards.

Porch Remodel Design Ideas

The primary function of your porch will be the largest influencer of the redesign. Depending on its size and your style preferences, your porch can be anything from a warm entryway to a dynamic entertainment center.

Use these inspirational porch designs and functions to start planning your perfect porch remodel.

1. An Inviting Entryway

Create an outdoor family room on your porch with amenities you enjoy indoors such as a fireplace, coffee table, and couch.

TimberTech Porch Collection in Oyster remodel for an inviting entryway

Functions well with: Smaller porches, which lend themselves to a cozier vibe.

Pairs well with:

Go with: Weathered Teak®, a light rustic brown sure to increase your porch’s inviting sense of warmth.

2. Gathering Place

Want a great place to gather with your family and watch the sunset? Choose a large wraparound porch that’s low-to-the-ground for a seamless transition from house to lawn.

Porch remodel for a farmhouse-style gathering place

Functions well with: Larger homes with a good amount of foot traffic.

Pairs well with:

PRO TIP: Choose porch boards in the same hue as your TimberTech deck for a unified look.

Go with: A warm hue that reflects the warmth of time spent with family, like Mahogany.

3. Unforgettable First Impression

Make an unforgettable first impression with an ornately decorated porch that offers plenty of room for you to express your unique style.

Unforgettable first impression Victorian-style porch

Functions well with: Larger porches with plenty of room for ample furnishings like chairs and a café table to invite chats on lazy afternoons.

Pairs well with:

  • Hanging planters to add fresh greenery to your lively designs.
  • Victorian-style homes that emphasize ornamentation and vertical designs that draw the eye upward.

Go with: Morado®, a richly-hued brown sure to turn heads.

4. Relaxing Retreat

Transform your porch into a relaxing retreat by creating a cozy reading nook in a secluded corner.

Relaxing Retreat TimberTech AZEK Porch Slate Gray

Functions well with: Long porches that span the width of your house. Create a functional moment of visual interest with a quiet corner used for intimate conversations or peaceful solitude.

Pairs well with:

  • Cushioned furniture to enhance the comfort and relaxation.
  • Ranch-style homes that have a wide base for a long and narrow porch with secluded ends.

Go with: Slate Gray®, a warm coastal-inspired hue that can’t help but add to the tranquil atmosphere of your porch.

5. An Outdoor Family Room

Create an outdoor family room on your porch with amenities you enjoy indoors such as a fireplace, coffee table, and couch.

Outdoor family room screened porch featuring TimberTech AZEK Harvest Collection Slate Gray with outdoor furniture

Functions well with a screened-in porch that:

  • Allows the warm sun and cool breeze in.
  • Keeps insects, animals, and debris out.
  • Protects your porch furniture from the elements.

Pairs well with:

  • Furniture that mirrors your family room.
  • Southern-style homes where you’ll have plenty of warm sunny days to enjoy your porch.

Go with: Oyster®, a delicate gray that brightens your space and gives your screened-in porch a lively vibe.

Now that you have some inspiration and functional guidance for your porch remodel project, you’re ready to start. Order up to four free samples today and they’ll be delivered right to your door.

See & Feel the TimberTech Advantage

Our capped polymer and capped composite decking lines combine recycled material with all the beauty of traditional wood.

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