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Building for Extreme Weather: Resilient Deck Framing Systems

A nonstop fury of severe weather and chaotic storms have plagued the U.S. this year and have racked up $7 billion dollars in...

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Lighting

Enhance Outdoor Safety with Deck Post Lights

Summer is just around the corner, which means that it’s almost prime outdoor living season. Homeowners are gearing up for bar...

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Railing

Debunking Common Myths about Steel Deck Railing

Over the last few years, homeowners have increasingly gravitated towards wood-alternative outdoor building materials. No surp...

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Pergolas

Are All Pergola Materials Equal?

Pergolas are all the rage these days, and it’s easy to see why. They add that ‘wow’ factor to a home’s outdoor space and make...

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Framing

Steel Stair Framing: Is Building With Wood and Steel the Same?

The “wood versus steel” debate has been ongoing for years, especially when it comes to building critical outdoor systems like...

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Railing

Commercial Railing Solutions: Safety and Aesthetics in Business Spaces

Similar to residential construction, commercial patios, rooftop decks, mezzanines and similar outdoor spaces are typically re...

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Pergolas

Spring Life Back Into Your Outdoor Space With a Steel Pergola

Spring is here, which means that outdoor entertaining season is just around the corner. To prepare your home to welcome frien...

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Fencing

Benefits of High-Security Fencing for Businesses and Organizations

According to a 2023 U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey, an alarming 56 percent of small businesses reported theft, with 53 perce...

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Railing

Creative Design Ideas for Cable Railing

In an online survey conducted by Deck Specialist, thousands of professional deck builders were asked to name the type of rail...

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Framing

Is Steel Deck Framing Worth it?

The experts at the popular home and garden media outlet, The Spruce, named their top outdoor living trends for 2024. No surpr...

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Fencing

The Benefits of Aluminum Fencing for Your Property

For many, it’s hard to ignore the appeal of a rustic wood fence. The time-honored choice can help homeowners create a look th...

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Framing

Why Choose Steel Stair Framing for Outdoor Spaces

When it comes to building a lasting deck structure, what is beneath the surface boards is just as important—if not more impor...

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Pergolas

How to Enjoy Your Steel Pergola This Winter

The design experts at Architectural Digest describe pergolas as the vessel that makes it possible to create the perfect “livi...

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Lighting

Light Up Your Balcony: Creative Lighting Ideas for Balcony Railings

Think of outdoor lighting as your secret weapon. The right lighting scheme can take any outdoor space from mundane to magical...

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Framing

How to Build Bigger and Better Fire-Resistant Decks in Wildfire-Prone Regions

Turn on the evening news or scroll through your news feed… it’s (unfortunately) all too common to see another wildfire domina...

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