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December 19, 2016
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4 Ways a Roofed Deck Will Increase Your Living Space

Outdoor decking is an excellent way to spend time with family and friends. There are many other benefits of a deck, specifically a roofed deck. This short guide will explain the four ways a roofed deck will increase your living space. Extend the living room If you have ever wanted indoor /outdoor living, then this is the option for you. You can make your living room considerably larger by extending your family room to the outdoors under the roofed deck. A wood deck made with Premier decking, deck supplies from Lowe’s, will add beauty and charm to your newly discovered […]
December 14, 2016
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3 Design Ideas to Inspire Your Dream Deck

Everybody has the vision of their dream house, but you can also have a vision of your dream deck. You can make it any way you want it to suit your needs, and if you use Premier decking wood from Lowe’s, your deck flooring will be a beauty for your dream deck. In this short guide, you will be informed of three design ideas to inspire your dream deck. Add a fire pit What is one feature that most everyone wants when they are sitting on their outdoor decking? A fire pit of course! Bringing the blaze to your deck […]
December 9, 2016
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Why Wood is the Best Decking Material

Installing a new deck can be both an exciting and challenging time. Decks can be constructed out of a variety of materials, but wood is and always will be the best decking material to use for your new deck. This short guide will explain why wood is the best decking material. Good value Wood is a great value when it comes to constructing a deck, especially if you use premier decking wood that is only available at Lowe’s. Wood is much cheaper than its rival decking products. This is because it is readily available from coast-to-coast in all area Lowe’s […]
December 9, 2016
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How to Incorporate Lighting into Your Deck

You are in the process of building a new wood deck, which is an exciting time. You will be using your wood deck for many things, and one of them is to read outdoors at night. To accomplish this, you need to install lighting to your outdoor decking. But what kind and how bright do you need them? You will be informed of the answers to many questions like this in our short guide on how to incorporate lighting into your deck. Accent Lights Some deck owners want lights that will make their wood deck look pretty in the evening, […]
November 17, 2016

Transform your Deck into an Outdoor Kitchen

No matter the season, there’s nothing quite like the smell of a grilled burger or hearing the sound of a sizzling steak cooked to perfection.  Why go through the hassle of bringing sides and condiments from the indoors to be served outdoors when you could just bring the indoors to you?  Kitchens no longer have to be confined to the four walls of your home.  Why not take advantage of the outdoor space your house has to offer as well?  Interested in building out your home’s deck for an outdoor kitchen?  Planning for your dream deck is important so keep in mind these five factors […]
November 8, 2016

Why an Outdoor Deck is Right for You

The outdoors can be a rewarding and inviting part of nature. This is especially true in the North where the winters can be long, cold, and bone-chilling. They force you to stay indoors for months at a time. When summer finally arrives, you want to be able to spend as much time outside as possible, and an outdoor deck can be the perfect way to accomplish this.  This short guide will inform you of the five reasons an outdoor deck is the solution for you. 1. The Grand Views If you enjoy looking out into nature, then the outdoor decking […]
October 20, 2016

Why your Deck should be Constructed with Premier Decking

A deck is a deck, right? Aren’t they all the same? A deck is definitely not just any deck, and they are not all the same! Decks and outdoor living spaces can be very different. This short guide will inform you why your deck should be constructed with premier decking rather than anything else. It has substance Premier decking is the feel good wood. It is not a composite decking material, but it wears and acts like composite. It is sustainably forested, naturally beautiful, and uniquely patterned. It is thicker than most wood by a quarter which makes it feel […]
October 12, 2016
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Top 5 Reasons you Need to Install a Deck

With summer ending and fall beginning, the weather is going to be more tolerable and even downright chilly. Now is the time to get out of the house and enjoy those fall colors and cooler temperatures on a premier deck built with Jordan lumber. This short guide will inform you of the top five reasons you need to install a Lowe’s deck. Create Friend & Family Gathering Space The most important reason you need to create a deck is a spot for entertaining. You will increase your living space and can hold outdoor functions on your new deck constructed with […]
September 28, 2016
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Prepping your Deck for Winter

With fall and winter just around the corner, you need to start thinking about the use, or lack thereof, of your deck in the winter. You do not want wood rot, splintered boards, or other decking material issues on your wood deck. This short guide will instruct you in how to winterize your decking. Clean your Wood Deck To get ready for the fall and winter season, the first thing you need to do is clean off your deck lumber of any twigs, branches, dirt, or any other materials that do not belong. Make sure to put away deck chairs […]
September 14, 2016

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Deck Railing

You are adding decking onto your house, how exciting! There are a few things you need to take into account when planning this massive undertaking. This short guide will inform you of the five considerations when choosing your deck railing. Safety The most important piece of information when learning how to build a deck and how to build a deck railing is safety. Railings are crucial to your decking. They are primarily attached as a safety measure, so family and friends do not fall from the height difference between the deck and the ground, but they are made to look […]