Posts Tagged: Wood Decking

Fast Guide to 3 Types of Wood Decking Material

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Decks extend the outdoor living space by offering a desirable platform for dining, grilling, and relaxing.  We love the natural character of a traditional wooden deck.  Composite is great, but there is something special about the craftsmanship of a wood built structure.  Interested in installing a wooden deck?   If so, you’ll have to choose what… Read more »

Responsible Home Owners Need a Deck Safety Inspection Every Year

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Do you own a deck?  The information in this article applies to every home owner with a deck in their outdoor living space.  Whether you use your deck frequently or barely at all, there is a safety concern that we are all responsible for addressing.  Here is helpful information we all need to know about… Read more »

How Performing a Deck Inspection Will Improve The Safety of Your Home

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From 2000 through 2006, 179 decks were reported to have collapsed that left 33 people dead and another 1,122 injured. One of the main reasons so many problems occur with decks is because homeowners do not keep up with maintenance. On top of that, many homeowners build their own decks with little experience in home… Read more »

7 Things you Need to Know About Building a Deck


Permitting Building a deck almost always requires a permit.  Builders need a permit to build decks over a certain height and size.  Each geographical area holds different permitting laws and codes to follow.  Start by researching the permitting requirements in your area before starting the project.  As a tip, your contractor should be familiar with permit… Read more »

Why does Deck Restoration Cost so Much?

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Many home owners enjoy the relaxing outdoor environment surrounding their houses.  When we think of outdoor living, we think of patios, pools, grills, and yes- decks!  Your deck is an important fixture and needs regular maintenance.  Restoring your deck requires much more than a quick and easy brush over.  That’s right, it is a big… Read more »