Ideas for updating rancher
Ranch home porches not only add immense appeal but all also comfort and functionality.
Mary and I grew up in ranch homes, but much to our dismay, many ranches are built without front porches as was ours.
The shed style metal porch roof is somewhat of an extension of the home's roof.
Hanging baskets, rocking chairs and a porch swing - what more could you want?
The porch landscaping, of course, adds immense appeal too.
One of our readers, Billie, shares the wonderful transformation of her ranch home when they added a front porch.
Above you can see that the home is very long and plain without the beauty of a front porch.
A typical ranch home can be transformed by its new front porch addition as evidenced by the photos below: You can achieve the same dramatic effect for your home.
The largest hurdle is overcoming the usually low-sloping roof.
She shared with us that it took 7 years to figure out the porch design that they would like.