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February 7, 2017
building a deck

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Building a Deck

10 Things you Probably Didn’t Know About Building a Deck If you have never built a deck before, the process can be a little overwhelming. Included in this article are the top ten things you probably didn’t know about building a deck. Building a deck is cost effective If you have ever wanted a deck, there is no better time than the present to get that area constructed with the right deck supplies. Make sure that you have a price and a budget in mind for your new project. Building a deck is a cost-effective strategy and an effective way […]
February 7, 2017
how to build a deck

How to Build a Deck

How to Build a Deck Building a deck can be a costly undertaking especially when you have no idea on which equipment to use as well as the methodology. When you consider how to build a deck, there are some tools you will need, not to mention the materials. Project Preparation Note: Before you can undertake the how to build a deck project, ensure that such a project is not prohibited by your homeowners association or local authorities. Before you start, run your deck plans by such bodies in order to get a go-ahead. Also, remember to wear protective gear […]
February 7, 2017
deck contractor

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Deck Contractor

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Deck Contractor If you’re thinking about building or remodeling your deck, you probably already know that choosing a contractor is one of the most important parts of the job. A key part of choosing a contractor is asking the right questions. Before you sign a contract, make sure you ask these questions. 1.What type of fasteners do you use? For an outdoor project, the type of materials that are being used are one of the most important decisions your contractor can make. Look for a contractor who uses sturdy nails and screws. Staples should […]
January 16, 2017
building a deck

7 Decking Mistakes You Should Always Avoid

7 Decking Mistakes You Should Always Avoid If you have made the decision to construct a new deck, the last thing you want is for something to go wrong or to have an issue after the deck has been built. This short article will inform you of the seven decking mistakes you should always avoid. Use the correct size of wood planks One of the largest decking mistakes to avoid is using the incorrect size of deck lumber for your new deck area. Make sure you get specific dimensions and sizes for the deck you are constructing and the capacity […]
January 16, 2017
deck owners

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Deck Owners

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Deck Owners Happy New Year! 2017 is upon us, and it is that time of the year to make our New Year’s Resolutions and stick with them! In this short article, you will learn the top five New Year’s resolutions for deck owners. De-clutter your deck One popular New Year’s resolution is to de-clutter your outdoor decking. The wood deck can end up being a catch-all for a variety of things such as extra outdoor chairs, landscaping equipment, toys, and other items. On a warmer winter day, take an inventory of the things on your […]
January 13, 2017
snow on deck

How to Remove Snow and Ice From your Deck

With the arrival of winter, a couple of months back, it can be hard on a wood deck to keep heavy snow and ice on it for extended periods of time. The best wood to use when constructing a deck to avoid problematic winters is the Premier decking wood from Lowe’s. If your deck was not built with Premier decking materials, do not despair. This short article on the top five ways to remove snow and ice from your deck will keep you and your deck safe over the winter months. Use a good PLASTIC shovel One of the most […]
December 26, 2016
dream deck

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 19, 2016
porch

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
lowes deck

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
decking material wood

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 […]