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Designing Composite Decks with Ramps That the Disabled Can Use Comfortably

When I worked at the Cape Canaveral National Seashore, we built boardwalks over the dune so visitors could visit the beach wi...

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Decking

For the Best Decking for a High Altitude, Look for UV-Resistant Materials

High-altitude settings require special consideration when it comes to selecting building materials. For a wooden deck, for ex...

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Railing

Wrought Iron Railing Alternatives

Having worked in older cities in both North America and Europe, I’ve worked on a lot of properties that have called for porch...

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Decking

Should I Repair or Replace my Deck?

In maintenance shops around the world--whether they’re responsible for maintaining lawn mowers or supersonic fighter jets--th...

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Decking

Choosing the Best Composite Decking for Boat Docks in Minnesota

As a young man, one of my first summer jobs was preparing the lakeside piers and decks for spring after the long and cold win...

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Railing

Composite Deck Railing Posts Seamlessly Blend Railings and Decking

A friend with whom I used to work managed to buy a house on the shore in Cape Canaveral not too long ago. When it came time t...

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Decking

Decking for a Roof Terrace Should Be Sleek, Livable, and Easy to Clean

For some time, I’ve been working in a city that’s white hot with building and remodeling projects. There are houses, apartmen...

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Fencing

Why Choose Pre-Assembled Commercial Steel Fence Panels

A few years back, I took some extra work on a friend’s building crew. Their bread and butter work was putting up and welding...

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Railing

Railings for Front Porches That Invite Neighbors to Stay for a Chat

One of my big moves after leaving college behind was to buy my own home. But one night, chatting with one of my new neighbors...

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Railing

Wind Blocking Deck Railing Ideas That Won’t Ruin Your View

While a patio or balcony might be great for a view, sometimes they put you right in the path of the wind. This was the case a...

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Decking

No Fade Composite Decking Can Keep Your Deck Looking New for Years

A friend of mine had a great year at work, becoming the number one salesperson in the company. This was reflected in her Chri...

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Railing

LED Railing Post Lights Illuminate Your Deck

Once upon a time, an old friend of mine caught the home improvement bug in a big way and proceeded to build a new backyard de...

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Fencing

Cable Railings Versus Glass Railings on Your Beach House

Once upon a time, I was called in to do some touch-up work on a house in a tiny town on the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. It was...

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Fencing

The Best Fencing for Dogs that Dig

I work for a lot of people who truly see their dogs as their children, and who pay me to go to great lengths to make sure tha...

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Decking

The Best Decking for a Hot Tub Stands Up to Moisture and Chlorine

I spent some of the best years of my life living on the coast, enjoying the salty air and building and repairing houses. Almo...

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