Does the front entryway of your home need a little extra gusto? Add a portico and increase your home's curb appeal.

A portico is a porch or entrance to a building with a roof often supported by columns.


Be sure to check if your area requires a building permit before tackling a portico.


Building a Portico


Building a Portico

Here are plans for a portico that has a shingled roof and will create shelter over a porch, plus add to your homes outdoor appearance.

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Portico with Copper Awning


Portico with Copper Awning

This is a good weekend project for all skill levels and requires only common shop tools.

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Build a Portico


Build a Portico

This plan is for a portico with a pitched roof and two stately columns plus vinyl low-maintenance flooring.

www.fourgenerationsoneroof.com
Portico Plan


Portico Plan

Use this woodworking project to build a screened-in portico that can easily be modified to fit almost any structure.

www.screentight.com
Porch Roof 101


Porch Roof 101

Here you will find information regarding building a porch roof such as choosing the best choice of style for your home.

www.front-porch-ideas-and-more.com
The Semicircular


The Semicircular

This semicircular portico is build upon an existing porch, is supported by two wooden columns and trimmed in crown molding.

www.jlconline.com
Deck and Portico Project


Deck and Portico Project

This plan is for building a two-level backyard deck where the upper level is covered by a pergola with added planters.

www.rona.ca
Step by Step Project


Step by Step Project

This easy to follow plan has illustrative photos for building a well constructed portico to add to the looks of your home.

www.southernhospitalityblog.com


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