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Low Maintenance Deck

Low Maintenance Deck

Resurface your Deck with Low Maintenance Material   Have your wooden deck planks become worn or rotten? Is replacing board after board becoming tiresome? If this is your scenario, consider resurfacing your deck with low maintenance composite or PVC deck boards....

2021 Outdoor Living Space Trends

2021 Outdoor Living Space Trends

Popular 2021 Outdoor Living Space Trends   The confinement of 2020 changed the way we approach our home and outdoor living space. The home has become the office, school, recreation area and of course a place to relax and lay your head. There has been a lot of...

May is Deck Safety Month

May is Deck Safety Month

May is Deck Safety Month Here’s What you Need to Know With the excitement of spring and the good weather, comes the glorious days of relaxing on your deck. Nothing is more rewarding than enjoying fresh air and the outdoors. May is Deck Safety Month and before you make...

Capped Composite Decking – The New Pool and Hot Tub Surround

Capped Composite Decking – The New Pool and Hot Tub Surround

It’s that time of year when homeowners are opening their pools and assessing their summer hotspot. If your pool surround has seen better days, you may want to consider breaking from the traditional concrete, stone or paver patio and investigate capped composite decking for around your backyard oasis. It’s the “not so new kid on the block” and the products just keep getting better.

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Outdoor Privacy

Outdoor Privacy

Maybe you have nosy neighbors, or you just do not like the view. If either are the case, and moving is not an option, just add some privacy! There are so many fabulous ways to achieve your ideal serene environment without standard fence options.

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Perfect Pavilions

Perfect Pavilions

Perfect Pavilions have become increasing popular over the years.  They are usually rectangle and have no built-in flooring.  Traditionally you’ll find pavilions over patios or decking.  These open-air structures can be very basic or exceptionally elaborate. 

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Supporting your Deck Hot Tub

Supporting your Deck Hot Tub

Hot tub deck additions have become more popular since the Coronavirus pandemic. They are a wonderful way to unwind and enjoy your outdoor space. Adding a hot tub to your deck involves more than just buying one and bringing it home. There are structural and design details that will need to be addressed first. This is not a typical do-it-yourself project as it does require a high-level of construction experience. We suggest working with a professional outdoor builder.

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The Motorized Louvered Pergola

The Motorized Louvered Pergola

A louver is a shutter with horizontal slats that allows the user to admit light and air in and keep rain out. Simply stated, it is a roof you can open. A motorized louvered pergola allows the user to control everything remotely. They are the perfect cover for your deck or patio giving you a reprieve from the sun on a hot day and protecting your area from debris like leaves.

The modern motorized pergola enhances the end user’s home and can flawlessly integrate with the existing home’s architecture. There are many design options with this product, and it can be customized with corbel ends, post wraps, caps, bases, and colors to meet homeowners and HOA needs. Most modern motorized pergolas are green products and are low maintenance.

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Screened Porch

Screened Porch

If you are considering turning all or part of your deck into a screened porch, we’ve got some great places to start and tips to consider.  Converting your deck into screened porch has a lot benefits beginning with your return on  investment and ending with you enjoying every minute of your new outdoor living space. 
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Framing Your Outdoor Space!

Framing Your Outdoor Space!

Most decks are framed using chemically treated southern yellow pine lumber, treated with alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ), copper azole (CA), or micronized copper azole (MCA). This treatment process involves placing the wood in a container to be pressurized and infused with one of the above chemical treatments in order to make the wood more resistant to rot and decay.
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Thanks so much for a job well done. The patio, porch and walkway exceed our expectations.

P. Rau, Ellicott City, MD