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"
Graduation day is a type of rite of passage, especially for high school students. It marks the moment when youth ends, and adulthood begins. For parents, it can be a bittersweet day. Their baby has grown and is ready to enter the big world to pursue their dreams. Many families plan large parties to celebrate … Continue reading "Celebrating Your New Grad!"
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?"
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"
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?"
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"
Decks are a favorite way to extend the living space of a home. Often family and friends congregate to enjoy grilled burgers, hot dogs, shish kabobs, and drinks. Many times it is for a special occasion like a holiday or birthday. Other times, it might be just for the sake of camaraderie. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading "How to Prevent Dry Rot from Ruining Your Deck -Helpful Suggestions from Your Trusted Deck Builder in Montclair"