While a deck will certainly add value to your home, it will only retain its value if you maintain it. Luckily, maintaining the integrity and aesthetics of your deck isn’t difficult, it just takes a little bit of time and planning. Below we will go into everything you need to do to keep your deck looking brand new – let’s jump in!
While a backyard deck is certainly a statement piece on it’s own, adding additional landscaping can elevate your yard to the next level. Of course, landscaping around deck areas can be challenging, as your backyard space can be limited, and you don’t want to obstruct your view. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled this list of deck landscaping ideas, categorized by raised decks, ground-level decks and pool decks.
Warm summer nights are coming and you want to soak up as much of that time as possible. To do that, you’ll need lighting! Luckily, there are plenty of affordable and convenient options that you can add to your backyard to keep the fun going all night long. Whether you’re looking for a convenient option that’s quick to string up and a more temporary solution, or you’re looking for someone more long-term and permanent, we have the outdoor lighting suggestions you’re looking for.
Take a look at some of our favorite outdoor lighting options below!
While you might be considering adding a deck to your home for your family to enjoy while you live there, it’s always a good idea to keep resale value in the back of your mind. As you continue to add and improve your home, you’ll want to ensure that you won’t be losing money when it comes time to sell your house and move on. Luckily for you, a deck is one of those additions that won’t cause you to lose money; adding a deck to your home will actually improve your home’s value! In 2018 alone, homeowners who added decks to their homes recouped 82% or more of their investment when they sold – not bad for a renovation you’re planning on enjoying.
Take a look below to understand why adding a deck to your home will provide a great return on investment.
Warmer weather is near and that means you’re about to be spending a lot more time outside on your deck. Before you start planning for your first summer barbeque, it’s essential to check your deck for common wear and tear that can cause injuries.
Follow our deck safety checklist below and you’ll be safely enjoying your deck in no time.
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.
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.
Almost everyone is guilty of rearranging furniture a handful of times before finding a layout they’re happy with. Follow these tips from the get-go to create the outdoor space of your dreams on the first try.
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. Do people with wood decks have anything to worry about?
A 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.