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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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Deck Railing Decisions

Deck Railing Decisions

When you are investing in an outdoor living space, material decisions are just as valuable as working with a qualified contractor/designer. One of the more important decisions will be your railing choice. Railings will be the first thing guests see when they look up at your deck, so you will want a stylish presentation. You will also want a railing that aligns with your home, lifestyle, and personality. We have broken them down for you by the more popular material selections – vinyl, wood, aluminum, and composite.
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COVID-19 and Outdoor Living Space

COVID-19 and Outdoor Living Space

The pandemic has changed the way we use our homes; they are now our offices, our schools, our kid’s playgrounds. As we cope in these hard times together with our stay-at-home orders, we also face a daunting new normal when leaving the house, with social distancing and face-covering protocols.
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Staining your Wood Deck

Staining your Wood Deck

We all want a great looking outdoor living space. When you invest in a pressure treated wood deck, staining and sealing comes with the territory! Whether you are a seasoned wood deck owner, or this is your first time owning a wood deck, the staining and sealing process can be a difficult one. Not to worry! Here at Cedarbrook, we have great tips to share with you!

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Staycation Vacation

Staycation Vacation

Breaking with normal traditions, a growing vacation trend over the past few years has been the staycation! Traditionally, vacationing meant travelling to a destination. However, this year your vacation options now include what is being called a ‘staycation’ or a vacation that you can enjoy in the comforts of your own home!

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Composite Deck Damage

Composite Deck Damage

In over 10 years of business we have come across different ways composite decking has been accidentally damaged. Here is our list of the top 5 mistakes made by homeowners that can damage your composite deck. Be sure to avoid these and keep your outdoor space looking beautiful!

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Talk to the Pro Deck Builders

We are very pleased with the expert craftsmanship and high quality materials used by Cedarbrook in constructing our deck. We were treated with utmost professional courtesy and time to answer all our questions. We enjoy our deck so much that a few months later we had Cedarbrook build our front porch.

Sandy and Elaine Weiss, Monrovia, MD