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We created Pad to Porch because we believe that your home and garden should be more than just functional. It should tell a story. A story about who you are and what you love.

We want our product recommendations and guides to inspire you to create a space that you love coming home to. A space that reflects your unique style and personality. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to express themselves through their home. And we want to help you do just that.

We recommend a wide variety of products to help our customers create the perfect home and garden space. From home décor and appliances to patio furniture and landscaping supplies, we cover everything you need to make your dream home a reality.

We are passionate about helping our customers create beautiful homes and gardens that they can enjoy and be proud of. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Review Process

We combine the bestselling and highest rated products across several retailers to find the top home and garden picks for dozens of categories. Nearly every product we recommend has at least a 4.5 rating and over 1,000 reviews. We read through hundreds of these and consider features, style, price, assembly, value, customer service, quality and life span.

We also speak to and comb through independent tests from professionals and consumer advocacy groups to find unbiased reviews of dozens of brands and models. The 10 selections in our articles are the absolute best combination of all of these factors.

You really can’t go wrong with any of them, but we choose winners for several categories so you can find the right one for your home. We also put together a complete guide below our picks in case you need help making the right choice.

In order to provide you with the best recommendations and tutorials, we participate in various affiliate programs. If you order something through our links, we may earn a commission at no cost to you.

Our Team

When it comes to finding inspiration for your home and yard, our group of writers has you covered. We source the best ideas, products and services from top interior designers, gardeners, carpenters, heating and AC pros, handymen, consultants and writers, so you can be sure that you’re getting reliable information from a variety of experts. We believe that by sharing the expert’s voice, we can help people make more informed decisions and feel more confident in their choices.

If you’re looking for advice on which products to use in your home and garden, our team has tested and recommended hundreds of products. We know it can be tough to find trustworthy information, so we’re here to make your life a little easier. Meet some of our team:

Cameron is a freelance writer who specializes in home décor and the outdoors. She grew up on a farm, so she’s always been close to nature. She has a passion for helping people make their homes more beautiful and stylish, and she loves finding new ways to use everyday items in creative ways. Cameron’s love for writing comes from her desire to share her knowledge and experience with others. She studied journalism in college and you can usually find her hiking, baking or cuddling with her cats.

Adam is a handyman and home and garden writer who covers topics such as outdoor living, garden design and man caves. He offers readers practical recommendations and tips on how to make the most of their space. He is passionate about helping people create beautiful and stylish backyards and game rooms that reflect their personal taste and style. When he’s not writing, you can find him at home with his wife, three sons and their two dogs. He has a graduate degree in environmental science and enjoys volunteering, scuba diving and good conversation.

For as long as she can remember, Teresa has loved two things: writing and interior decorating. She’s always been drawn to the beauty and creativity of both, and after years of working in a variety of jobs, she finally found her calling as a home and garden freelancer. Now, she gets to share her passion with the world, and help others create beautiful homes and gardens that reflect their own unique style. She loves what she does, and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Outside of work, she’s often thinking up new design ideas, sewing or gardening. She has a B.A. in art.

Kennedy is a tinkerer, tester and research aficionado. Whether it’s appliances, furniture or cars, he’s always loved working with his hands. Figuring out how things tick and how they could be improved is what gets him excited. He also loves researching and learning about the latest trends in home and garden technology. Combining these two passions is a dream come true. When not doing amazing research or testing out new products, you can find him in his garage doing woodwork or playing around with gadgets. He earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering.

Kristal loves nothing more than helping people find their own personal style. With an eye for detail and a knack for finding the best products on the market, Kristal is the go-to source for all things home and garden. From reviews of the latest interior decorating trends to tips on how to get the most out of your garden, Kristal has the inside scoop. She has a bachelor’s degree in English, and in her free time she loves to read, garden, and travel. She’s married and has one son.

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