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August 21, 2017

Stain Your Deck Like a Pro

Stain Your Deck Like a Pro Maintaining a deck floor can be a pain, but it needs to be done. One of the tasks that a lot of homeowners do not know how to do or get overwhelmed doing is staining their deck. This short guide will explain the top four ways to stain your deck like a pro! Preparation is the key to a great looking deck If you are going to go to all the work of staining your deck, you want to make sure it is done correctly. One of the most important pieces of information is […]
August 14, 2017

The Ultimate Summer Party Checklist

The Ultimate Summer Party Checklist The summer is here and you want to host the ultimate outdoor party. The only problem is, you don’t know where to start. You’ve been to parties before that seems like they went off without a hitch. Now, you want to create that same experience for your loved ones and guests. Every great summer party starts with planning. By planning up front you’ll ensure all of your guests show up, are fed, and have a great time. All while you can relax and enjoy the festivities as well. Below we offer a checklist that will […]
August 7, 2017

How to Prep Your Outdoor Deck for Summer Parties

How to Prep Your Outdoor Deck for Summer Parties If you’ve been neglecting the maintenance of your deck and you have a party approaching, you’re probably a bit stressed about how you’ll be able to get your deck ready, while planning the big event. There’s no need to worry, in most cases, you’ll be able to accomplish a few deck maintenance tasks that will have your deck as good as new, in a few afternoons. Unlike building your deck from scratch, there are a few simple things you can do to prep your deck and outdoor space for the ultimate […]
August 2, 2017

5 Summer Design Trends to Improve Your Outdoor Deck

5 Summer Design Trends to Improve Your Outdoor Deck The summer season is upon us, and that means it’s time to transform your deck into the ultimate outdoor getaway. As you keep spending more time on your deck maybe you’ve had the inkling to refresh it a little bit. Whether you’re looking to create the ultimate space for relaxation or create the perfect summer party environment, these design tips will help you get there. Below we take a look at some of the hottest summer design trends, so you can improve your outdoor deck this reason. Incorporate Blue Colors Adding […]
July 24, 2017
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Considerations when Budgeting for your Deck

Adding a deck can get quite costly if you do not plan a budget for the amount you want to spend on your new investment. This short guide will inform you of the top four considerations to regard when planning for your new wood deck. Size & Scale of the home The size and scale of your home should be one of the top considerations you take into account. You want to make sure that the deck you are placing will not be too small for the size of the home you own. You also want to ensure you are […]
July 23, 2017
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Let’s Talk Deck Access for Wood Deck

Wood Deck access is rarely mentioned, but it is one of the most important factors to consider when building a deck. In this short guide, you will be informed of the top five considerations to take into account for deck access when adding a deck to your existing home or building a new home with a wood floor. From the kitchen The most crucial decision when planning for a deck is to know how you will be using your deck. This way you can set it up correctly whether it is for living space, extra cooking space, dining, a retreat […]
June 22, 2017
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Renovating Your Deck: 5 Tips For Success

Are you tired of your old, dilapidated deck? Is it time for a fresh new wood deck with premier decking deck materials? If you are looking to renovate your deck, then you are in the right spot. In this short guide, you will be informed of the top five tips for success in renovating your deck. 1. Function The function of your renovated deck is of the utmost concern. You want it to be a place that friends and family can enjoy, have enough room, and be able to socialize. To have a good functional design, you need to use […]
June 16, 2017
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How to Choose the Best Railing for Your Porch

A wood railing on a wood deck porch is an essential item for many reasons. It is not only there for your safety as well as your family member’s safety, but it can also spruce up the look of your home. In this short guide, you will be informed of the top five ways to choose the best railing for your porch. Safety When it comes to the safety of loved ones, this is the number one consideration. You want to make sure that you purchase deck materials, including wood railings, which are sturdy, to code, and come with a […]
June 5, 2017

How to Buy Deck Lumber

Choosing the right kind of lumber is crucial for any new deck project. Choosing the wrong kind of lumber will only leave you with a headache for years to come. The right kind of decking material will help your deck look better, last longer, and make your project that much easier. Below we offer our best tips on choosing the best wood decking material for your new project.   Consider Pressure Treated Lumber When you’re buying structural pieces for your deck it’s a good idea to look for pressure-treated lumber. This kind of lumber can support more weight and hold […]
June 1, 2017

7 Types of Deck to Inspire your New Project

If you’re still in the brainstorming phase of a new deck project, then you’re going to have a lot of different decking options available. Of course, you may be limited by the amount of space you have available, or the existing shape of your house, but you always have a chance to be creative with your new project. Whether you’re looking to build a new pool deck, a screen porch, or even a stunning multi-level deck, then we have something for you. Below we dive into seven different types of wood decks to inspire you in creating the deck of […]