Need ideas for your screen porch? Search for pictures


screen porch pictures-IndianapolisFor those looking to enjoy the outdoors and their backyard without getting scorched by the summer sun, a screed porch might be a perfect option.  A screened in porch provides a shady place to read, listen to music or even watch TV in the summer without being stuck indoors.  If you have considered having a screen porch built on to your indianapolis area home, chances are you have wondered what it will look like on the back of your house.

screen porch search results screen shotThankfully, many houses are similar enough that there are plenty of examples of what it may look like on the back of yours.  Technology now allows access to hundreds of thousands of pictures that can help visualize the end result of such a project.  Take your pick, there are many choices when it comes to finding pictures of screen porches, or pictures of any kind for that matter.

Stick with what you are comfortable with. If you typically use Google to search the web, you can use Google to search for picture examples of screen porches. However, to make it easier, instead of typing in your search into the normal search box, click the “images” tab then input your search. For example, the image above and to the right shows the key word search “Greenwood Indiana screen porch pictures”. You can click on that screen shot to get a larger version!

Besides typical search engines, such as Google, Yahoo and Bing, there are specialized image sites. Some examples are Flickr, photobucket, SmugMug, and the newer Pinterest.  On each site you will be able to search for the pictures your looking for.  Honestly though, you can pull up some great pictures by using your favorite search engine. If your looking for area-specific pictures, be sure to include your city in the search query. For example, if your in the Greenwood, Indiana area, a suburb of Indianapolis, you could type in “Pictures of screen porches in Greenwood Indiana” and find some results that way.

In summary, many of us have trouble visualizing the end result of a remodeling project. By using the internet to seek out pictures of your specific project, you can most likely find a suitable example.  Don’t be afraid to experiment. You can even search for specific features such as porches with Eze Breeze porch panels, or porches with skylights or any other thing you can think of.

Happy searching!

If you would like to see pictures of porches and other remodel projects, specific to the Indianapolis area, check out the before and after remodeling picture galleries on the Gettum Associate website at

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