Decks enhance the look and feel of a home, and its property value. The best part is that they give you a place to entertain friends or relax in private with a good book and a refreshing tea. The best part is that the Internet is ripe with ideas to get your creative juices going. … Continue reading "How to Plan for Your New Deck"
Fall ushers in the holiday season. It’s the time of year for winding down from summer fun and gearing up for food, family, and more fun. After Labor Day puts an unofficial end to summer, Halloween revs us up for fall and winter. What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a … Continue reading "Halloween Deck Party Ideas to Kick Off the Holiday Season"
Television and online videos offer many types of entertainment and opportunities to increase your knowledge. Media can also give you great ideas for decorating, cooking new recipes, and completing home improvements. This information may be helpful, but some home projects should be left to professionals. For example, it is wise to hire a qualified and … Continue reading "Don’t DIY Your Deck – Hire a Qualified Orinda Deck Builder Instead"
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!"
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"