If you follow the white trim board at the bottom it s pretty obvious how unlevel the porch is.
Building a cement front porch.
Then level the ground you ll be laying your concrete on as much as possible.
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Mark the placement of the new porch structure with spray paint.
Step 3 angle your brick and concrete patio on a downward slope from your home to ensure proper drainage.
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Because this is new construction a walkway from the driveway to the porch steps will also be framed and poured.
Like every other front porch in our housing development and come to think of it every front porch on every house or apartment we ve ever lived in it s made of cement okay technically concrete but whatever.
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Prepare the area by clearing away any.
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Over the 70 years since the concrete porch was poured the porch has moved and sunk a bit on the left side towards the front door and is no longer level.
Instead of removing those concrete front steps save some time by building a wood deck over and around them.
Step by step concrete porch construction step 1.
The concrete floor covering for the front porch will be approximately 8 feet above the ground.
While a cement porch is obviously rock solid and virtually maintenance free it s not homey attractive or inviting.
You ll need footers laid on solid ground so begin by digging a trench around the perimeter of the space where you ll be building your porch.
Mix between 3 inches and 6 inches of concrete to place evenly along the open area as a base for your porch.
Use wooden stakes to support the concrete form.
Step 1 prepare the ground.