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How to Build a Screened In Porch

Screened In Porch

A DIY screened in porch is a great way to transform your existing porch into a mosquito-free space to enjoy during the warmer weather. No matter what the shape or design of your existing porch, with just a few simple steps, it is easy to choose a cost-effective solution that can be done by your average do-it-yourselfer.

This DIY video shows examples of both how to attach screening with staples and enclosing the edges with strips of wood, as well as how to create removable screen frames for larger spaces.

What is needed for the job
Supplies
  • Screening
  • Wood strips
Tools
  • Utility Knife
  • Saw
  • Stapler
  • Nail Gun or Hammer
  • Tape Measure
  • Pencil
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