Monday, June 20, 2011

Outdoor Envy

My mom and I were writing a home description when we got on the topic of the difference between a porch and a deck. After some extensive googling, we realized we are not the only ones wondering the difference between a porch and a deck (or balcony, patio, or veranda), nor is there a definitive answer to the question. This is what we gathered: a porch is integral to the architecture, covered, and usually at the front of the house. A deck is always made of wood and used for outdoor entertaining. Here in the south having one or the other is pretty much necessary. Hopefully one day I'll have both. Here are some of my favorite decks (or maybe they're porches?) :

1, 2, 3, 45, 6

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