March brings in pre-grilling season. Yes, spring is here, and it is time to get your deck ready for the warmer weather heading our way. The winter months can be a bit harsh on the boards and railings of your outdoor haven. If it was a particularly wet winter, the possibility of mold growth increases. … Continue reading "Spring Is Here! Ensure Your Deck Is Ready for the Warm Weather"
When you have a gorgeous view on the backside of your Montclair home, you may think you are reaching the heavens. Life always seems better from a deck. They are extensions of our homes – places to relax, kick back, and decompress after a long day. One aspect of a house with an elevated deck … Continue reading "Avoid a Flood with Trench Drain Maintenance"
There is nothing better than sitting on your deck and enjoying a hot cup of tea or a glass of wine. Unless it is the coldest night of winter and your teeth are chattering from the wind. Your outdoor haven now seems less inviting. Dreams of having holiday parties and ringing in the New Year … Continue reading "Keep Your Deck Warm for a New Year’s Celebration Outdoors!"
Movie night is a timeless tradition. Family and friends gather around the television and enjoy entertainment together. Snacks are often involved, as is much laughter. Not to mention never-ending buckets of popcorn! Most of the time, we think of movie night as happening in the living room or a rec room, why not shake things … Continue reading "Enjoy Christmas Eve Outdoors with Movie Night"
In many parts of the country, changing seasons mark temperature changes and serve as a reminder to handle maintenance around the home. You may have family that swears by spring cleaning. They pull out junk from closets, pull down curtains to wash, and clean out gutters. In the winter, they service their pools and hot … Continue reading "It’s That Time of Year Again! Time for Fall Deck Maintenance"
Decks offer us the opportunity to relax after a long day, entertain family and friends, or get away from the kids with a good book. These outdoor havens come in many shapes and sizes. You find them in squares, rectangles, octagons, and other exciting designs. Some have seating built in. Some sit out in the … Continue reading "How Much Deck Do I Need? Key Factors to Consider"
Often when we think of a deck, we imagine a functional space to set our grills on. While that may be technically true, decks are much more than a barbecue area. These outdoor havens are opportunities to bring additional beauty to your property while still being functional. The materials available make it possible to get … Continue reading "Keep Award-Winning Decks Beautiful for Life"
We love summer. There is something carefree about the season. Maybe it is the beach parties with spontaneous songs around a fire. Perhaps you have more opportunities to head out to the lake and enjoy the beauty of Northern California. You might be the type of person who prefers to entertain at home on your … Continue reading "How Do You Host a Memorable Outdoor Party?"
When you choose to put your house up for sale, one big question on your mind will be, how to add greater appeal and increase the home’s value. Depending on your budget and the time you have available, your home makeover choices are many. For example, you can renovate your bathrooms or even add a … Continue reading "Does a Deck Add Value to Your Home?"