Hardwood hard to resist

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While low maintenance decks have surged ahead in popularity within the decking industry, wood remains the leader and hard wood has got it’s hold on consumers because of it’s obvious attributes. If you enjoy your hardwood floors inside, you’re likely to consider using hardwood for your deck and here’s why. Unlike pressure treated wood, many… Read more »

Patio and Deck Combination

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Can’t decide between a patio and a deck? You likely don’t have to. You might be asking yourself, “What’s the difference between a patio and a deck?” You might also being wondering which will suit outdoor needs. You may be surprised to find that both are the answer. Patio is a spanish word that means… Read more »

Couch Sitting

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Couch sitting is way more fun than fence sitting and a heck of a lot more comfortable.  Outdoor furniture has been redesigned, reimagined and rediscovered. Gone are the days of expensive, impractical and poorly made patio sets. The options available to the consumer today are endless.     Creating the outdoor atmosphere you want, like any… Read more »

Deck Skirting

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It’s always important to make sure your skirt isn’t too short. Your deck skirt is no different. With so many design options for your decking project, it’s important to pay attention to details like deck skirting. These details can make the difference between a professional look and a do it yourself appearance. Having an ill fitting… Read more »

Mixing stone into your deck design

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What’s your vision for that new deck?  Is it simply a pressure treated square deck that says nothing about your personality or are you thinking outside the box.  Expand your vision to include stone.  Stone can set your deck apart from others and add texture and visual effect that is both interesting an calming. Natural,… Read more »

Spring Clean your deck

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You have recently uncovered your deck and perhaps it hasn’t faired too well under all that snow and cold or perhaps all the snow this year was a welcome distraction to the unsightly appearance of your deck.  Either way,  the warm weather will be soon upon us and that means it’s time to spring clean your deck.  … Read more »

Spruce up your deck for less

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Is your deck as tired as you? Does it lack personality? Is it generous with the splinters? There’s a solution for that. The solution doesn’t have to involve all the expense of a new deck. Spruce up you deck for less with many elements that won’t break the bank. Gazebos and Awnings Sprucing up your deck for… Read more »

Treehouses

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While we all can’t afford our dream home, designing and building a treehouse might just be the trick to seeing that dream come true. Most of us have no desire to build our home in the trees but a more popular and feasible option is to build a treehouse. While children benefit most from this outdoor… Read more »

Taking the stairs – The deck stairs, that is.

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Who says taking the stairs can’t be fun. Designing you own deck can be exciting, but also at times confusing with all the elements to consider. Deck stairs and the multiple options available can be mind boggling but don’t have be. Taking the stairs will take on a whole new meaning once you’ve navigated through… Read more »