Next time your comparing lumber prices, understand that there may be a difference in quality. This article will help you identify the key factors!
Screw pile vs Concrete pier on your next foundation project
Screw pile technology has been around for a century and finally coming to residential construction and DIY projects. Learn where Screw piles work best.
Patio Stones and Paver Choices – So many options!
There are so many choices when it comes to looking for a new patio stones or pavers. Let’s look at some options and some of the basic considerations.
Best Decking Material Choices for You this Season
Planning on a decking refresh or a new deck this season, you have plenty of choices. In this article, we will focus on the best decking material choices.
Deck make-over, Restore and Rescue it!
Deck CPR is a quick and easy way to restore and rescue your deck cheaper than a full replacement. Evaluate the structure, choices of covers.
Swings and Things for Relaxation in your Outdoor Space
Porch Swings, Outdoor Suspended Beds, Hammocks or Pods they all offer, low cost, quiet relaxation on a hot summer day. No matter what style of outdoor swing, it is the memories that this simple piece of furniture can so often create.
Outdoor deck stairs to finish your project
Building stairs can be easy and quite rewarding, understanding some basic building code requirements and following a simple guide can have your project done quickly. This article is one in a series on planning and building an outdoor deck. Outdoor staircases come in many different styles that are specific to the deck style and terrain of the project.
Railings: Define your deck style and guard your safety
This article on railings is one in a series starting with planning and building a deck. In this 3rd installment you will learn when railings are required, what building codes are important, the types of railings available, some railing terminology and finally we will take you through the steps of building a wood railing.
Patio Accessories: Adding Comfort and Style to Your Patio
Patio accessories are the personal touches that transform your deck or patio from usable to enjoyable, from tolerable to comfortable, from nice to fantastic, and from appreciated to envied. Today, outdoor living means bringing all the comforts of indoor living to the outdoors.
Building Your Dream Deck – Footings, framing and more
In previous article we helped you plan a deck project, now it’s time to swing a hammer! Framing a deck requires help from at least one friend, therefore when planning a deck project make sure you are nice to all your friends!