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“Come Play at Our Place.” Porch Systems you can design and build yourself.

There are several companies that manufacture pre-engineered Porch Systems. Most can be found online with Google or similar search engines. The type of porch you select will depend on a number of considerations. Do you intend to use the porch year-round and what type of “feeling” and look are you seeking? Many “Florida room” designs […]

Five Weekend Makeovers that Turn Backyards into Retreats With New DIY Products from Vixen Hill

VixenHill.com suggests five weekend makeover projects that can turn backyards into retreats. These Vixen Hill products are easy to assemble and most can be designed and ordered online. “Today’s homeowner wants to connect with the outdoors,” explains Christopher Peeples, President and Founder of Vixen Hill. “They want to take control of their own environment in […]

Before and After: Enclosed Porch

This porch was originally designed to have rails between the posts. Fortunately, before the contractor had a chance to build and install rails, the homeowner visited VixenHill.com and discovered the three-season Porch System alternative. Using VixenHill’s interactive design module “Porch Systems”, the homeowner quickly retrofitted his porch and printed an actual quote. When the modular […]

Spring Cleaning – Tips for cleaning screens

Here’s a tip from Chris Peeples at Vixen Hill for cleaning Porch or Gazebo screens: I’ve always used one of those soft bristle brushes on an extend-o-pole. They’re generally sold for washing windows. Dip the brush into a hot bucket of water spiced with a little dish detergent and lightly brush both sides. Then, hose […]

Builder Tip: Making Homes “Porch Ready”

“Here’s a tip that builders and contractors love to hear,” advises Christopher Peeples, founder and president of Vixen Hill. “At no additional cost, they can make homes ‘porch-ready’ by using modified header beam – called a Dittmar Beam – in their open porch design. This makes a future three-season porch upgrade a snap. A three-piece […]