Sure, the dead of winter is in plain sight, but we think it’s the perfect time to peruse a few sunny porches. It may even inspire you to start planning a summer home-siding project.

There’s really nothing like a front or back porch to call your own—the seclusion, the fresh air, the sunshine. It’s your own retreat, right at home. The space can also serve as just the opposite, a bustling, entertaining spot for gathering friends and family.

James Haride siding and trim can help to set the tone for your outdoor space, whether you’re seeking cozy and inviting or clean and modern.

We picked out a few of our favorite porches with standout siding to show off, check them out:

​If you find yourself on your porch this fall, you may need a small chiminea and a few wool blankets, but a parka-less spring is just round the corner.  Start daydreaming about the siding, trim, plants and flowers, garden sculptures and furnishings that can all enhance your backyard haven.