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Reasons why your deck is slippery, and what to do about it

Category: General Deck Building, Lifestyle | Published: July 23, 2021

When your outdoor retreat beckons, it’s practically impossible to resist enjoying all it has to offer. However, choosing to ignore the necessary maintenance it yearns for is a huge mistake.

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Ways to "Winterize" Your Deck

Category: Covered Decks, General Deck Building | Published: July 13, 2021

Enclosing your deck is a surefire way to get the most out of it during all four seasons, but you may not want to lose the outdoorsy feel of an open deck. 

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Home Owner Association Project Approval

Category: General Deck Building, Lifestyle | Published: June 30, 2021

It can be frustrating to have your heart set on a dream deck you want and have your HOA reject it. You must work within the parameters set forth by the Powers That Be.

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Hire Only Those Who Are Licensed is a Smart Decision for Several Reasons

Category: General Deck Building | Published: June 8, 2021

General contractors who are licensed are prepared to take responsibility for anything that may go wrong during a deck’s construction. If something on the property gets damaged or a subcontractor is injured, the general contractor’s insurance will handle it instead of the homeowner’s insurance.

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My contractor is telling me to pull my permit, should I?

Category: General Deck Building | Published: May 26, 2021

Contractors have the necessary training and experience to know which permits are needed for each unique project. If your contractor is expecting you to pull the permit, find a new contractor. Yes, it’s really that simple.

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Top 5 Outdoor Living Design Ideas

Category: Lifestyle, Patios, Pergolas | Published: May 11, 2021

Now that people are spending more time at home than ever before, they are choosing to invest in building outdoor living areas, sprucing up their existing ones, and even drastically changing them.

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Avoid turning your dream deck into a DIY nightmare

Category: General Deck Building | Published: April 22, 2021

Deck construction requires more skill than knowing how to handle power tools and read a measuring tape. To evade catastrophe, it’s best to hire one company to take the entire project from start to finish.

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Composites have taken the deck building industry by storm.

Category: Composite Decks | Published: April 6, 2021

While composite decks are more expensive to build than those made of natural timber, the finished product is cheaper to maintain and resists rotting, mold, mildew, and wood destroying insects such as termites for a longer period than natural wood decks.

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Brace yourself for the best deck ever!

Category: Composite Decks, General Deck Building, Lifestyle, Wood Decks | Published: March 28, 2021

Once you have decided on the location and size of your dream deck, it is time to consider the bones of the design. All things considered, the framing material is going to determine the life of the deck.

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Take Outdoor Living to the Next Level With These Creative Kansas City Deck Ideas

Category: Covered Decks, Fire Pits, Pergolas | Published: March 5, 2021

Once you’ve settled on the size and location of your deck, the real fun begins as you get to choose the unique extras that will make your design special.