Porch Curtain

lovemrmeweyJuly 27, 2014

I would like to put up a curtain/shade on one end of my long front porch. It faces west, but would not need to block sun, particularly, but more a privacy issue. Something that could be tied up, etc. when not in use. I'm looking for simple! Maybe something like a heavy painters' tarp?... Anyway, would appreciate your advice!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Check Lowes for Coolaroo window shades. They come in sizes ranging from around 72 to 120" and range in price from around $60 to $100.00.

I have installed a few of these shades for people in the past few years and they seem to like them a lot. Best thing about them over using something like a trap. They can be rolled up onto their own frame when not in use.

If you go this route. Pre-drill the screw holes and buy stronger screws. I have broken a few of the screws supplied with the shades off when tightening them.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 11:39PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
My partially completed Ipe deck, I got some questions...
Ok so I researched Ipe for a while and finally got...
decorative Concrete porch floor over concrete?
We poured our porch a couple of years ago, thinking...
Painting/stain lattice work
Installing new wooden lattice around my front porch....
Best concrete sealer to prevent salt damage? Any virgin concrete
I'm not sure which part of the forum this question...
building a deck into a retaining wall
Hi all, My contractor says he can build a deck right...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™