Occasionally, you need a change. Some people go on vacation. Some people switch jobs. What do you do when you are happy with all aspects of your life but feel the itch to make a change? Look outside. Is it time to revamp your old deck? Yes! Your outdoor haven is the perfect place for … Continue reading "6 Creative Decorating Ideas to Revamp Your Old Deck"
February is for love. Stores are full of gift ideas to buy for loved ones or to give in the hope that someone falls in love with you. The humdrum of day-to-day living can leave many people feeling uninspired by their life and relationships. Sometimes, we all need a reminder of why we love whom … Continue reading "Fall in Love with Your Deck Again"
Spring is here! It’s time to prep your property for the new season. Should a deck be part of those preparations? How do you decide what type of deck will suit your property? Homeowners who have decks celebrate and value the freedom they have when they step out on their deck. There are no walls … Continue reading "Outdoor Living—All Decked Out!"
Prices are rising across the United States, and it has affected every aspect of our lives, from groceries to real estate to the lumber you need for your deck. What should you do if you are ready for a deck, but the cost of wood has you back-pedaling on your decision? You have options that … Continue reading "Lumber Prices Have Risen! What Material Options Should I Consider for a New Deck?"
Barbecues are a mainstay in the United States. Nothing brings in the season like a Memorial Day weekend grills ‘n chill. Gathering together over grilled burgers, games, and fun is the epitome of summer. Why not dress things up a little with fun recipes and decorations? Soon your neighbors will be vying for an invitation … Continue reading "6 Tips to Make Your Summer Barbecues Better than Ever"
Are you considering adding a wooden deck to your home? You may have dreams of utilizing the outdoor space for cookouts, but building a deck is only the beginning of the fun you and your family can have. Besides having the occasional party, there are many things you can do with your outdoor oasis that … Continue reading "Top 10 Activities You Can Do on Your Deck"
Nothing says love is in the air than walking across a clean deck to sit in your favorite chair with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. No, it’s not chocolates and flowers. As a deck owner, you know that life is always better when you listen to the birds chirping and feel the breeze on … Continue reading "Do You Like Your Deck, or Do You Really Love It?"
Brrrr! The weather is cold, making it hard to stay outside for too long. If you had a deck with a fireplace and some cozy seating, you could enjoy many an evening outdoors. Imagine hosting an outdoor New Year’s Eve or Super Bowl party next season. Who would you invite? What kind of hors-d’oeuvres would … Continue reading "Plan Your New Deck This Winter"
Winter is a good time for many things, like skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, and inspecting your deck. Yes, while many may consider snuggling down for a long winter’s nap, Californians still enjoy their outdoor havens. Cooler temperatures indeed mean you may not go out as much. That does not mean you should neglect your deck. … Continue reading "Why Winter Is a Good time for Deck Inspections and Repair"
You love your deck. Frequently, your family and friends can find you relaxing with a cold beverage in your hand on your outdoor haven. Nothing could be more perfect, right? Maybe you could enhance your existing paradise by installing a hot tub. Yes, that’s a great idea! What better way to shake off the stress … Continue reading "Guidelines to Prepare Your Deck for a Hot Tub"