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Framing

How Do You Calculate Deck Framing?

A well-built deck frame not only helps the rest of the outdoor home improvement project go smoothly, but it is also the first...

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Framing

Trend Alert: Curved Deck Framing

Curved deck framing is trending across the United States, and for good reason.  The unique aesthetic, charm and function...

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Pergolas

Is It Better to Build a Pergola or Buy a Pergola Kit?

The introduction of pergola kits has made it easier than ever to order and install a pergola for your outdoor living space. B...

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Decking

3 Ways Composite Boards Support Outdoor Kitchens

If you’re looking to enhance your outdoor living space, installing an outdoor kitchen on your deck is a great way to do it. W...

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Fencing

The Best Ways to Fence a Large Property

Any fencing project comes with its own unique challenges, from choosing the right style to installing the posts correctly. Th...

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Railing

Are Metal Deck Railings Easy to Maintain?

Railings are an important element for outdoor living spaces. In addition to often being required by code, today’s railing off...

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Decking

Composite Decking: A Great Choice for Full Sun Fun

If you’re like most homeowners, you take sunny weather as an invitation for outdoor living. The long days of summer translate...

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Fencing

What Type of Fence is Best for The Environment?

Fences serve many functions. They can act as barriers to protect your property. They can keep children and pets away from pot...

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Framing

Why Steel’s Life-Cycle Makes it a Sustainable Deck Framing Choice

Sustainability and green construction often conjure images of undisturbed landscapes and lush greenery as opposed to an indus...

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Railing

How to Modernize Outdoor Commercial Spaces with Steel Railing

Railing, whether on a ground-level deck or a high-rise balcony, is primarily there to keep occupants safe. But railing doesn’...

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Decking

Should You Use Composite Decking for Your Dock?

Take a moment to picture an old lakeside dock. Beneath your feet you see the dock is grayed, weathered and splintered with un...

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Decking

Composite Deck Boards: Bamboo and Recycled Plastic Spur Sustainability

To composite or not to composite is the question many homeowners are asking themselves as they renovate their outdoor living...

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Framing

Why Deck Stairs Shouldn't Be an Afterthought: 5 Deck Stair Ideas on Trend

Deck stairs are a crucially important part of any deck system. They bear the responsibility of providing a safe, visually app...

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Decking

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Poolside Decking Material

Adding a pool to your outdoor living space is a gamechanger. A pool provides tons of fun for kids and adults, a place to exer...

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Pergolas

3 simple ways to extend your living space outdoors with a pergola

Do dreams of lazy days soaking up the sun have you looking for ways to extend your living space outdoors? You’re not alone. A...

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