Screened Porch with Trex Decking

Outdoor Living: A Bright Screened Porch

Sandi and Roger hired us to rebuild their existing deck and with a new beautiful screened porch to create an all-seasons room that allows them to appreciate their backyard views. The new Trex deck is a functional deck product solution that is easy to maintain and durable to last for years. The custom screen porch was built around their beloved landscaping, which involved unique details that not only solve structural challenges but also provide an interesting design detail. This porch project involved re-roofing the back of the home, skylights, new paint, and screens rather than windows for a greater connection to the outdoors. Roger and Sandi are thrilled about our workmanship, attention to detail, and they love to show off their new outdoor living room.

Sandra Bean, Corvallis, OR

Project Details

Up for the challenge

They asked us to build around their lilac bushes, so we designed a covered porch with “clipped corners.” This created a challenge because it is nearly impossible to frame an exposed beam, vaulted ceiling with clipped corners with wood rafters. We brought in our structural engineer and worked with him to engineer a “flitch” beam, which consists of a 3/16-in. steel plate sandwiched between 2×8 roughsawn rafters.

Services Provided

Deck and Exterior Remodel - Reroofing - Skylights - New paint - Screens around the porch - Clipped corners - Flitch beam

What our Clients are Saying

“Mike and Karen were so pleased with our work and our crew, they invited everyone who worked on the project over for a "deck-warming" party!”

Carl Christianson, Superintendent and Owner

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“"A" - Excellent work”

Laura Foerst, Corvallis

“G. Christianson recently completed a major kitchen and bath remodel for us. We really enjoyed working with this excellent firm from the day we walked in the door until the final sign off. Anna, Jon and Elizabeth created a design that incorporated our ideas with theirs that is wonderful. It opened up our 1980's kitchen and made it much more functional and beautiful. The cabinets that Ron, Eric and Bill built and installed are perfect for our space and the quality, fit and finish are absolutely top drawer. The construction team, Tony, Maria, Gavin, Eric, Dennis, Bill, and Cesar were outstanding. Always, courteous, professional and clean. There was never a mess left at the end of the day. Their attention to detail and quality of work from the framing to the finish work was fantastic. Similarly, the sub-contractors were excellent. Jon, did an amazing job juggling the order of work to address illnesses and other unexpected interruptions to keep the schedule on track. This was a 5 month project and it finished within a couple of weeks of the original completion date. I've done some project management myself, and know how difficult this can be. We are delighted with the results and love showing off our beautiful new kitchen and bath. G. Christianson Construction is as advertised, a high quality, professional team that delivers what the promise. We highly recommend them. ”

Susan & Marc Baldwin, Corvallis

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