What is the Deck Building Process Like?

A deck is a functional and attractive addition to any backyard. Not only does it provide a space for outdoor living year-round, but as the summer warmth approaches, it will become the heart of your home for barbequing and summer parties.

Before our team of professionals comes out to build your deck, we think it’s important for you to understand the deck-building process. Below we will dive into the steps you can expect from our team of professionals as they complete the deck of your dreams.

Different Types of Wood Fences

If you think that a wood fence is boring or plain, you haven’t seen the wide selection of wood fencing types we offer! Wood fences are popular because of the privacy they provide, but there are so many styles and variations of wood fences that they can be used to add character and style to your home and backyard as well. Below we will go over some of our most popular wood fencing types – there will sure to be one (or multiple) that will suit your needs!

Choosing a Fence to Match Your Home Style

You’ve designed your home to be uniquely your own, don’t ruin the look with an outdated or damaged fence! You can bring your home’s design full-circle by choosing a fence that complements your home. Paying attention to extra details like your fence will ensure that your home has a unified look and that nothing detracts from the beauty of your home.

There are a variety of fencing styles that will complement any sort of home design. Below we will dive into some of our favorite fence types to match your home’s style.

4 Ways to Use Your Outdoor Deck in the Winter

We live on our decks in the summer – enjoying the sunshine, reading outdoors and watching the children play. When the weather starts to get cooler however, our decks become less and less used. We want your outdoor spaces to be usable year-round, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to use your deck in the winter.

How to Throw a Football Party

Football season is right around the corner. Lucky for us Texans, the weather is still nice enough to barbecue and watch the game outside.

If you’re throwing this year’s kickoff football party, here are a few things you can do to make it a success.

Is It Safe to Grill on a Wooden Deck?

Luckily for grilling maestros, when you take proper precautions to protect a wood deck from the hazards of cooking, a fire is highly unlikely to break out.

Grilling On A Wooden Deck - Austex Fence & Deck

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an average of 16,600 patients were admitted to emergency rooms with grill-related injuries between 2012 and 2016.

Wood decks are a popular location for grilling, and it’s common knowledge that wood and fire don’t mix. If you own a wood deck and want to grill on your deck read the following tips.

How to Choose a Deck Material

Deck Materials - Austex Fence DeckA deck is a huge investment in your outdoor space, and if you’re going to take on such a large project, you want to be sure it will last. Part of the key to a deck’s longevity is the material you choose. Here are the pros and cons of some of the most popular deck material options.