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Customize your Deck

If you are in the early stages of designing your deck you may want to customize it to meet your lifestyle and environment. Do you have a lot of sun? Do you have noisy neighbors? Modify your deck to overcome these obstacles and give your outdoor living space that custom edge.

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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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Popular Outdoor Fabric Choices

Your custom outdoor living space looks great! But it isn’t ready for company until your space has been furnished and your décor is in place. Ensure your space has a good balance of seating and flow. Then you will decide what the best fabric is for your furniture….

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Outdoor Living Spaces – Fresh Air and Fun!

We often write about how investing in an outdoor space will increase your home’s value. While this is true, there is also a powerful investment to be made in enhancing your quality of life! Studies show there are many added health benefits to being outdoors. According to the EPA a surprising 90% of our lives are spent indoors. With that said, it’s no wonder why an outdoor living space is such a great investment.

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Covering your Framework with Lattice and Cladding

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.

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