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Deck Maintenance Tips

Proper maintenance is important to keep your home looking its best. Here is a list of deck maintenance tips will ensure your outdoor deck continues to be a beautiful addition to your home year after year.

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

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 determine whether or not it is time to consider investin...

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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 Options: Everything You Need to Know

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.

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Deck Railings: Best Options for Style & 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® Composite Decking 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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Deck Remodeling Tips: Preparing to Talk with a Deck Contractor

If you’re considering a deck remodel or build, you probably know you need to talk to a contractor. But how do you find a contractor who will take on your project and complete it with professional quality within your budget? This blog will help you prepare for your first conversation and determine if the contractor you’re talking with is the right one for you...

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Custom, Cozy & Cool - 3 Outdoor Living Trends That Never Go Out of Style!

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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Common Deck Building Issues (And How To Avoid Them)

A deck, in the architectural sense, is referred to as the flat surface that is meant to carry or support a certain amount of weight. Therefore, a deck builder assures that the construction of such a floor-like structure that is usually installed outdoors at an elevated spot is sturdy enough to withstand the pressure that will be exerted unto it. Such structu...

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Custom Decks: Know Your Options (Before Your Start)

There is a lot to consider when deciding to add a deck to your home. What material will you make it out of? What should it look like? How are you going to get it built? Here, we lay out some of the most popular deck materials, designs and methods of construction to help you find the right style for you.

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