how to extend concrete patio with wood deck

How To Extend a Concrete Patio with a Wood Deck

Patios are a great place to entertain on summer evenings and can hold your grill and maybe a couple of deck chairs. However, a cold slab of concrete isn’t the most attractive solution and they typically aren’t big enough to enjoy properly. You can extend a concrete patio with a … Read more

how to fix trex fascia warping

How to Fix Trex Fascia Warping

If you want to improve your home and give yourself some extra space, a deck is a great addition.  A deck can not only boost your home’s value, but it can also give you a reason to use the backyard. Because of this, a deck offers one of the best … Read more

i stained my deck the wrong color

I Stained My Deck the Wrong Color: What to Do

Staining your deck is a great way to rejuvenate it and make it feel new again. However, if you don’t choose your color carefully, it could end up less attractive than before.  It is one thing to pick out deck stain in the store but it is quite another to … Read more

how to screen in a deck without a roof

How to Screen in a Deck Without a Roof

If you have a traditional deck on your home, you might want to make it more versatile. One of the downsides of a deck is the fact that it can’t be used in bad weather.  Many people build screened-in patios that are much more usable. However, these are generally big … Read more

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How to Stagger Deck Boards

When building a deck, you will want to make sure it fits your style.  While it is possible to lay your deck boards completely parallel, this look isn’t for everyone. Most people will want to stagger the boards.  This means that the cut edges of the deck boards will be … Read more

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How to Get Rid of Rabbits Under a Deck

If you have a deck, you want to enjoy it as much as possible. Decks are expensive investments and anything that could make yours uncomfortable is a major inconvenience.  This includes having rabbits under your deck. While rabbits may be cute, their presence won’t always be welcome.  You most likely … Read more

how to restore trex decking

How to Restore Trex Decking

Trex composite decking is a fantastic material for back decks. With its sustainability and durability, it is a great alternative to traditional wood.  One of the downsides of Trex decking is that it can fade from the sun.  This is especially true with decks since they are exposed to the … Read more

how to finish ends of composite decking

How to Finish Ends of Composite Decking

Installing a composite deck can be rewarding while adding style and aesthetics to your home. However, the look of the deck from the yard or the street may not be the best. To help finalize the appearance and keep the deck protected you need to finish the ends. Key Takeaways: … Read more