Decks are often considered to be the most useful when the weather is at its best. Many homeowners perform fall maintenance and then put their backyard haven down for a long winter’s nap. No more dinners under the stars or cozying up with a good book. They don’t stop and consider that they can enjoy … Continue reading "How to Prep Your Deck to Use All Winter Long"
With Autumn comes fun and festivities. We all understand that the holiday season comes with the calendar turning from September to October. Halloween is one of the holidays that people enjoy decorating and getting dressed up for. If you drive down a neighborhood street, you can spot those who love this time of year. They … Continue reading "Planning a Halloween Party? Book a Deck Inspection"
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"
Summertime travels are a fun part of life. Choosing a destination, planning the route, packing up, and heading out, add to the anticipation of an adventure. Some frustrations also, unfortunately, come with going on vacation, such as missed flights, lost baggage, and crowded vacation spots. What if you could set up your backyard so that … Continue reading "How to Create a Staycation Haven in Your Backyard"
Even in the mild climate of the Bay area, decks take a bit of a beating during the winter months. Often, homeowners don’t head outside as often as they do in the warmer months. If you have left your outdoor oasis to weather the cooler months, it’s time to bring some life back into it. … Continue reading "Revamp Your Outdoor Space: 6 Tips for Bringing Your Deck Back to Life"
Do you want to make the most of your Spring evenings and create unforgettable memories with your family? As the school year comes to a close and vacation season begins, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. Imagine hosting nightly dinners on your very own deck or relaxing outside with a refreshing glass … Continue reading "Planning Your Spring and Summer Deck Activities"
Summer is a time of parties and fun. People gather together to eat good food and have many laughs. Sometimes, the best place to party is in your backyard. It’s convenient to pull up some chairs and tables and get the grill out. Many homeowners like stringing lights across their patios and decks to create … Continue reading "Get Your Siding, Windows, and Doors Redone this Summer"
Thanksgiving is a beautiful time to gather together with family over a meal. There is no hustle and bustle or impatience from the kids to unwrap gifts. Instead, your loved ones and friends can soak in each other’s company. One way to enhance the meal is to skip professional catering and get all hands on … Continue reading "Tips for Having Thanksgiving Dinner Outside on the Deck"
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"
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?"