Top 6 Signs You Need A New Deck (Instead of a Repair)

When it comes to an aging backyard deck, there are many factors to consider when deciding whether the existing issues can be fixed with by repairing it, or if it is simply time to start from scratch with a brand new deck.  This article will help you ...

Pergolas, Gazebos and More Amazing Outdoor Structures

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Pergolas, Gazebos and More Amazing Outdoor Structures

When designing a new deck and making the necessary landscaping changes to your yard, you may also want to consider adding an outdoor structure at the same time. Among the most popular are pergolas, gazebos and sunrooms. Although most of our modern day outdoor structures date back centuries they are more popular than ever because of their simplicity and effec...

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Deck Design: Things You Should Consider

  One of the common attributes Michiganders share is how much we appreciate summer. We fill every summer day and night to the brim because we know it’s just a brief respite from winter. One of the best ways to maximize your summertime enjoyment is by making the most of your outdoor living space with a deck. Whether you have a sprawling country home or live i...

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Deck Rails Should Address Style and Safety

A beautiful deck can be a simple platform, or it can be multiple levels with railings, staircases, and landings. Depending upon your tastes, you can make it look like an extension of your home, or maybe you prefer a distinctly different look that creates a new sense of place. Simple or not, however, the railings you choose can enhance and complete the look y...

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Deck Design Dreaming: Your New Deck Wish List

If you’ve been dreaming of summer days spent lounging, entertaining or barbecuing on your new deck, now’s the time to dig in and start planning your deck design. Whether your deck will be simple or elaborate, knowing what you want to include and where you want it located will help you and your designer create the deck of your dreams.

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Is Trex® the Right Material for Your Deck?

Today, more than ever before, the options for deck building materials are diverse. They include metals, woods, plastic, and a mixture of wood and plastic called composite decking. Historically, the most common deck building material was wood. But that’s changing.

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How to Plan Your Dream Kitchen Remodel

Your kitchen is the heart of your home and your dream to make it as beautiful as it can be is about to come true. Now is the perfect time to organize your dreams and desires; what you want, what you need and everything in between. Since you and your family are the only ones who really understand exactly what you hope to achieve with your kitchen renovation, ...

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Greater Lansing Area Remodeling: 3 Kitchen Design Tips

Everyone has heard the nightmare stories of remodeling projects gone terribly wrong: contractors that start but never finish projects, estimates that grow with each day of construction or just plain shoddy workmanship that costs you in the long run. As a result, deciding to remodel can take courage and remodeling your kitchen may take more than any other roo...

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Custom, Cozy & Cool - 3 Outdoor Living Trends in 2019

Many people contact us saying how desperately they need a new deck. Often their small, old, wooden decks are more of a splinter-filled eyesore than an extension of their homes allowing for enjoyable outdoor living.  If this describes you, you’ll want to read this.

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How Will I Make All My Product Selections For My Remodeling Project?

Whether you’re planning for kitchen remodeling in Okemos, bathroom remodeling in East Lansing or a family room addition in Corunna, don’t let concerns about selecting the products and finishes for your project get in the way of feeling confident to go forward. Unlike other contractors in the greater Lansing area Custom Built Design & Remodeling has a process...

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Let's Build Your Dream Home! All About Our In-Home Design Consultation Meeting

Our In-Home Design Consultation Meeting At Custom Built Design and Remodeling we love what we do, and we are serious about taking care of our clients. In our pursuit of providing the best value to our clients over the last 15 years, we've developed and refined our process. This process offers a clear path and consistent results. As part of our process we off...

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