While planning your new outdoor space, choosing the lighting that works best for you can leave some overwhelmed with options! Considering the multiple lighting styles, voltage options, and potential locations, the choices can be seemingly endless. Here at Cedarbrook, we have compiled some of our preferred options and suggestions for lighting your new custom outdoor space!
Here at Cedarbrook, we get excited for an outdoor space complete with finishing touches, such as lattice work and cladding! These design features are designated to covering any exposed wood from the framing. For decks 8’ or higher off the ground, we would recommend installing a rain diversion system complete with wood frame trim on all posts to create a fully usable space under the deck. However, with decks that are closer to the ground, we recommend lattice or cladding work to finish your space.
Your outdoor living space isn’t complete until the furniture and décor is in place! While there are many different materials to consider, Cedarbrook has compiled some information about the more popular furniture materials for your considerations in this blog.
Choosing a style for your new custom deck can be a fun and exciting process! It can also be a challenging one, with so many styles to consider. Here at Cedarbrook, we’ve compiled a selection of the most popular deck styles to assist you with your decision-making process.
In the past, there were just a few deck board options to select from. Decisions were as simple as choosing the wood decking option that fit your needs! However, times have changed and new technology has been introduced to the decking industry.
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After investing in your outdoor living space with low maintenance composite decking, you still need to perform basic care and cleaning of your composite deck. Most folks tackle this easy chore in the beginning of spring or at the end of fall. We’ve got some tips that just might do the trick to keep your outdoor living area looking new and gorgeous for many years to come!
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Beginning a custom outdoor construction project can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time! There are many of important decisions that go into starting any home improvement project, which will ultimately determine if the outcome will be your dream space, or leaving you wanting more. Here at Cedarbrook, we’ve compiled recommendations for every step of your journey towards your brand new, ideal custom outdoor space.
Team Cedarbrook has chosen their favorite projects and they are all stunners! Just look at these beautiful backyard transformations!
Second story decks are excellent for endless views and entertaining guests, but what about the space below the deck? If your deck is high enough off the ground; you can finish off the area underneath with a rain diversion system to create an outdoor bonus room! It’s perfect for keeping your outdoor items dry such as bikes, patio furniture, and grills. You also gain a shaded area to kick back and relax.
You are thinking of adding an outdoor structure, but you don’t know which type you want or you aren’t sure of what their purposes are. Here is a list with definitions of some terrific outdoor/garden features that might be perfect for your home.
You have decided on a porch addition for your home! Great News! Your new Porch will give you and your guests a reprieve from the wind and sun; but the big question is to screen or not to screen. This decision comes down to your location, your lifestyle, and of course, your budget.
Ready for a fresh new look for your deck? Consider cable railing in-fills instead of traditional balusters. If you have an amazing view or if you like a clean modern look, this option is for you! Installed either vertically or horizontally, cable in-fills are a terrific alternative to consider for your railing system.