How to attach the verandah to the house with his own hands

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Landscape Design
24 May 2016

help make a home cozy little things such as, for example, as an old fireplace in the living room, an elegant fountain in the garden and a spacious terrace overlooking the scenic surroundings.Unconditionally happy are the people who can do it all on their own, with inspiration, imagination and love of the land.Have you noticed that built their own hands porch to the house - it is the most visited place in the territory?And why?Firstly, terrace - your author's creation.Secondly, this space is always safe and protected from prying rays of the sun and from the rain came unexpectedly, and by overbearing wind.Third, the veranda - a window into the nature, the changes that much more fun to watch than to while away the time watching television.


Video: the story of theconstruction of an attached porch ↑

Types verandas ↑

you've learned that an extension to the house veranda - an unscheduled event?Mostly - yes, but there are owners of estates that are already in the construction of the house think through all the details, including the terrace.

type-porch are:

  • Attached,
  • built.

latter is much rarer to have a house by the common foundation, and in most cases are located under one roof.While Outbuildings veranda to a wooden house has a separate foundation.

an attached porch
veranda In the classic version - a closed structure, but now it does not necessarily follow the canons, you can come up with and implement a special - the author's project

different terraces and form.In addition to the usual rectangular and square buildings are increasingly found rounded veranda.Modern designers say that at the peak of popularity right now unusual shapes, for example, eight- and beauty hexagonal or "belt" - this is when the porch ring "embraces" the whole house or repeats the form of loggias, balconies, or other components of the home.

porch to the house
Start building with a sketch, discuss the form of the structure of a household

Some people think that the construction of the veranda - it is troublesome, in the meantime, if you stay in the open version, the problem is simplified.After all, in fact, the process is limited to the erection site.Whether it be on the roof and around the perimeter of the walls or not to be - it's up to you exclusively.By the way, as the walls, you can use a "live" material - shrubs, flowers and other plants.A roof can be made from a piece of polycarbonate, if not buy a tent that will spend the winter in the house.

But there are fans of good-quality buildings that love is not only to admire the blooming nature, but also drifts outside.In this case, the construction of the porch to the house turns into a serious project with a solid estimate.And only you can decide which option to choose.

construction of verandas
Even a tiny veranda in the summer is a favorite for your household, you'll see!

should pay attention!Veteran designers recommend to visually increase the building to build an outdoor terrace that will make your home more impressive.

ABC building verandas ↑

about how to build a porch with his hands, written many articles on the subject but the choice of a place to build a much less material."And what could be an option if the porch is always built from the front door?" - You ask.And here and there, the hopelessness of such an option is long past.Now, the terrace can be attached to either side of the house, as long as there was a door in the wall.But even if it is not there, then after opening do now - not a problem, is not it ?!So do not restrain themselves in the pursuit.

If you want to be on the terrace you can go out of the bedroom, take the door, and forward - toward their dreams.However, the reason for the location of the veranda is not at the front door may not be a whim, but a banal necessity, for example, the lack of space in front of the house, ugly surroundings, such as the kind of on the fence or driveway, and very active sun, wind, or other significant circumstances,indicating that the front door porch is not the place.

Form veranda
you can not follow the shape of the house, build a porch and an unusual format - it is your right

If veranda area location is determined, it's time to move on to the design of the structure, planning activities and procurement of materials.Experienced owners of gardens recommend that erected their own hands porch was decorated in the same style with the house.To do this, you must adhere not only to the overall design, but also try to use the same building materials.Think of where and from whom you bought the roofing materials, finishing work ordered and try to appeal to the same art.Of course, we are talking about private homes with a large territory, while built with his own hands on the porch giving a modest landowner can be done with minimal investment, in particular projects involving primarily for tourists and the reasonableness of investment.If the you have a rich imagination, you will not be difficult from inexpensive materials to make the author's masterpiece.In this case, the emphasis will need to do on the accessories that are in the house for the winter, and spring back to decorate your wonderful terrace.

The foundation under the porch
Foundation - the starting point, take this kind of work very seriously

Procedure works ↑

Before you attach the verandah to the house, find out whether the demand in your area of ​​legalizing such work.Refer to the appropriate service, get advice and, if necessary, to submit a package of documents for approval.Wait for permission, and only then start the process.

It is important to know!Some homeowners argue that the permit for completion takes a couple of months.Therefore, if you are planning to begin construction in the spring, then serve the documents in the design department in the winter months, the plan did not work brakes.

framework for verandas
frame is often made of wooden beams.You too can do so

get a building permit?Perfectly!You can get out of your locker project, make a list of materials to make the purchase and begin to create.

To start, prepare the site.Make the layout, by driving around the perimeter of the pegs or pins, tighten around the target area twine or wire.The plot is clear from all the excess, remove the top layer (15 cm) of land.

Next you need to build the foundation, the depth coinciding with his "brother" of the main building.However, to link the two buildings in the monolith of experienced builders is not recommended because the terrace and the house have a different weight, therefore, shrinkage is also different.To do this, make the gap between foundations: 4 cm will be enough.The foundation can be built, as a belt, and columnar.

Stairs and handrails
steps and handrails make your patio like a fairy

floor - a necessary attribute of any type verandas both open and closed.As you have seen, porch may not have walls or they can be decorated by plants or shrubs, the roof structure is allowed to be removable, but without sex can not do nothing.What it will be, of course, you decide.Meanwhile, most vacationers are choosing wood flooring, as with covered terrace filled with special comfort, looks natural and promotes relaxation.If you will join a number of fans of the wooden floor, count on the following order of specialized works:

  1. Warming, which empty space between the ground and the boards should be expanded clay fill.
  2. protection, which involves coating the basement roofing material (preferably in 2 layers).
  3. Fixing lag.
  4. flooring boards.

It is important to know!Be sure to cover all wood preservative materials in order to protect from moisture arbor and subsequent decay.

porch roof
Clear slate - great if you want to invite your company sun

What's Next?If you build a wall or roof, you need to do carcass.These works include the following stages:

  1. mounting boards that are placed on the floor and connected to the "direct castle."
  2. Installing racks, which in the bars every 50 cm is necessary to make grooves.Then fix the strut at these locations using staples or nails.
  3. upper rail beam.
  4. Mounting roof system.

from the roof, too, have a lot of options.It can be made in the form of a continuation of the roof or do an original way by a transparent material, which will allow you to bask in the warm rays of the sun.What other processes may be included in the work plan?Surely before to build a veranda, you made her sketch."We dance" from him.It is possible that you need to build a railing, lattice, stairs and so on, because your masterpiece must have a finished look, is not it ?!Again, when the construction is completed, you need to decorate the beautiful veranda.The case may go as purchased materials and vegetation, a riot on your site.Do not forget the furniture made from natural materials, which will complement your masterpiece.

Video story of the birth-veranda porch ↑

Veranda - a wonderful opportunity to expand housing and create a comfortable place for family gatherings.