What is the Difference Between a Porch, Balcony, Veranda, Patio
18 Aug 2011 Whether it's spring, summer, autumn or winter, it's also great to enjoy the outdoor, even if it's only from your balcony, porch, veranda, patio or deck. An. The porch. View in gallery. A porch is a covered shelter projecting in front of the entrance of a house or building in general. The structure is external to the walls of the building but it may be enclosed in certain types of frames including walls, columns or screens, extending from the main structure.