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Unexpected ways to save time and money by building a deck during the off-season

With temperatures cooling and leaves changing from golden yellow to deep auburn, there’s no denying that it’s the season of a...

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Decking

Q&A: 5 Commonly Asked Questions About Composite Deck Boards

A recent Houzz study reported a 58 percent annual increase in project leads for home professionals in June of this year. Thos...

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Decking

Why Fall is the Best Time to Build a Deck

With a crisp, cool breeze in the air and the turning of leaves, there’s no denying that fall has arrived. While some might co...

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Decking

Expert Advice: Selecting the Best Material for a Pool Deck

You can’t put a price on backyard fun. You can, however, put a price on the backyard pool you’re dreaming of after spending a...

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Decking

Build a Dream Deck That Lasts

A recent Houzz survey reports that 1 in 5 homeowners who underwent home renovations in the last year made exterior upgrades t...

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Decking

Q&A: 5 Popular Questions About PVC Decking

As decking experts, we have an insider’s perspective when it comes to innovative building materials and new design trends. So...

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Framing

How to Frame Deck Stairs: Making it Easy with Steel

A quick Google search of “how to build deck steps” yields about 700,000 results, indicating widespread uncertainty when it co...

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Railing

Choosing a Railing Solution That Provides Safety and Customization for Any Look

Selecting a railing solution for your upcoming deck renovation? Get ready to channel your inner design maven. From customizab...

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Railing

How To: Extend Evenings on a Deck with Outdoor Lighting

Want to enjoy late nights on your deck even after shorter autumn days arrive? If so, consider illuminating your outdoor livin...

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Railing

How to Install Horizontal Deck Cable Railings the Right Way, the First Time

It’s no surprise that steel cable railings have taken the deck scene by storm. Their sleek, clean lines defer to the view, pr...

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Fortress

How to Select Versatile Products for Your Customer’s Landscaping Overhaul

As a professional walking into your customer’s landscaping makeover project, you’re not only concerned with how the design wi...

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Decking

How to Care for Composite Decking

Whether you’re a long-time fan of composite decking or recently upgraded from traditional wood, this alternative decking mate...

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Framing

Rot? We Think Not: 7 Reasons Why Steel Framing Will Extend the Life of a Deck

To create a deck that will stand the test of time, builders and DIYers across the country are turning to composite and PVC de...

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Fencing

The Great Debate: Wood vs. Metal Fencing

With all of the care that goes into creating a beautiful outdoor living space—from weekly lawn mowing to dirt stained jeans f...

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Decking

6 Must-Ask Questions before Selecting Deck Boards

Whether renovating an outdoor living space that’s seen better days or hiring a contractor to build a deck from scratch, homeo...

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