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Popular Deck Stair Styles

Popular Deck Stair Styles

The purpose of your deck stairs is to provide a safe access point and to assist with the flow of your outdoor living space. Many times, your property layout will determine what stair style will work best. Even though your stairs are meant to move you and your guests...

Deck Patterns

Deck Patterns

Popular Deck Patterns When you are designing your new custom decking, make sure to tailor your space to meet your unique style. There are creative deck patterns, color combinations, and board widths that can make your outdoor living space a wonderful conversation...

Perfect Outdoor Living Space

Perfect Outdoor Living Space

4 Easy Steps to your Perfect Outdoor Living Space At Cedarbrook, we don’t build “cookie-cutter” type outdoor living spaces because our client’s needs aren’t the same. Each space we build and design is based on our client’s goals and dreams. We’ve broken down our...

Winter Outdoor Living Space

Winter Outdoor Living Space

Enjoy your Outdoor Living Space this Winter Do you get the “winter blues”? If so, there is no reason NOT to use your outdoor living space during the winter months. With some simple modifications and creativity, you can enjoy the outdoors all year round. The first...

Protect Your Deck

Protect Your Deck

Top 4 Ways to Protect your Deck this Winter Prepare and protect your deck this winter to help get you ready for a super spring outdoor season. Regardless of the material, all decking will need to be cared for in the winter months, especially when snow or ice is...

Use your Outdoor Living Space this Thanksgiving

Use your Outdoor Living Space this Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving? Consider using your Porch for Extra SpaceUse your Outdoor Living Space this Thanksgiving! Celebrate and host your Thanksgiving Holiday meal on your screened porch. At Cedarbrook, we specialize in outdoor living spaces, and custom porches are one...

Design this Winter, Build Next Spring

Design this Winter, Build Next Spring

Design this Winter, Build Next Spring Avoid the spring and summer rush to build your new outdoor living space. Design in the fall/winter months and build your project in the spring instead. The building industry is typically less busy in the winter months. This gives...

Cozy Outdoor Space

Cozy Outdoor Space

Cozy Up Your Outdoor Space This FallSchools are back in session, leaves are turning orange and red, the autumn chill is beginning… but you are not ready to let go of those summer nights.  Even though the days may be getting shorter, and nights longer, there are some...

Outdoor Storage Solutions

Outdoor Storage Solutions

Outdoor Storage Solutions Limited outdoor space can make keeping your cushions, gardening tools, planters, and other outdoor items protected and displayed very challenging. Most homeowners look for outdoor storage solutions / products that not only make their lives...

Screen Porch

Screen Porch

Building a Screen Porch on an Existing Deck Upgrading your outdoor deck to include a screen porch can be a fabulous idea! Just the thought of dining or relaxing without bugs is so inviting. Many times, homeowners like to add other touches such as ceiling fans,...

Deck Resurfacing

Deck Resurfacing

Deck Resurfacing Has your Deck Become an Eyesore? After years of use, wooden deck boards begin to rot and become unsafe and unsightly. When this happens, it is time to begin the resurfacing deck process. Before you start, review your sub-structure, make sure it is in...

Deck Safety Month

Deck Safety Month

Did you know that May is deck safety month? Each year we hear the stories of decks that have failed, usually during a gathering resulting in injury. By performing a few simple checks, you can assess your deck’s overall health.   Wood Damage – Rot, Insects, Mold,...

Talk to the Pro Deck Builders

From the outset, your professional and helpful demeanor set you apart from some of the other contractors we contacted. In consulting with us several times on how best to reuse the old deck structure and how to choose materials that would give us a durable and attractive deck, your time was generous and your advice was solid. Seeing a contracted job finished ahead of schedule is something we have never experienced before!

F. Wenner, Frederick, MD