The front porch of a home is a big part of its impression on visitors and its comfort for the family who lives there. But how large or small should that porch be? The answer depends on a variety of factors. Here are a few of the most important.
1. Minimum Recommendations
First, many designers suggest a minimum depth for a front porch for both aesthetics and use. Six feet is a commonly recommended minimum, although you can get away with only four feet if you're in a tight spot.