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?

Deck Restoration Cost. Deck Restore costs. Cost Factors

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 »

How to Refinish your Deck

Refinish Your Deck

Has your deck seen better days?  Is it time for a make-over?  We are sharing this informative tutorial to help you refinish your deck the professional way.  If you follow these steps below, your deck will receive a total restoration that lasts for years.   Step 1- Board Replacement What you’ll Need: -Circular Saw -Crow… Read more »

Go off the Rails!  Deck Railing Design

Deck Railing

We usually think of deck flooring as the primary aspect of the deck.   Have you considered the significance of the railing?  The deck railing is actually the most prominent design feature of your deck.  Your neighbors and visitors see the deck railing before any other part  of your deck.  New decking trends challenge the home… Read more »

Composite vs. Wood Deck

Composite vs Wood

Blog Overview- -Defining Factors of Composite & Wood Deck -Composite Cost & Maintenance -Wood Cost & Maintenance Which is Better? The real questions to ask is “is one better than the other?”  We hope to provide enough informative details about each product so that you can make an educated decision as to which is better… Read more »