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4 Ways to Design a Seamless Indoor to Outdoor Connection

When a home’s layout is planned (or upgraded) to foster a seamless indoor to outdoor connection, it can make both indoor and...

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Decking

Deck Builds by Region: Extreme Heat

Regions that experience extreme dry heat like Arizona, New Mexico and West Texas can present unique challenges for a deck’s d...

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Decking

How-to: Design Tips for Multilevel Decks

Multilevel decks can create visually appealing and sprawling outdoor living spaces. For homes in mountainous regions or those...

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Lighting

Before You Hire a Pro - What to Consider When Selecting a Contractor

Sometimes even the most ambitious DIYer needs a little help now and then. A challenging project, like building a rooftop deck...

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Pergolas

Tips for DIY - What to Consider Before You Do It Yourself

Some projects are small enough that DIYers can start on a lark and have it completed in a weekend. Decks are not one of these...

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Decking

How to Add Privacy to a Deck

With more people enjoying their decks as flex spaces for work and relaxation, maintaining a level of privacy can help homeown...

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Decking

6 Steps to Turn a Deck Idea into a Deck Reality

Building a deck can turn an outdoor living space into a homeowner's unique sanctuary. It can also be full of unexpected compl...

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Decking

How to Choose Decking that Lasts

With so many decking materials available to homeowners, many can feel overwhelmed when trying to choose the best option for t...

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Decking

Deck Builds by Region: Tips for Tropical Climates

Deck needs change depending on region, but one thing remains constant: the need for strong and durable decking materials that...

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Decking

Top Questions Answered About Preventing Ground Level Deck Rot

Ground level decks have been gaining popularity in recent years. This type of deck doesn't need railing or stairs and can eas...

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Decking

4 Elements to Consider When Building a Rooftop Deck

Rooftop decks can be gamechangers for homeowners short on yard space. They can also lift homeowners above the fence line for...

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Fencing

An Anti-Climbing Fence is a Must, but is it Enough?

High-security fences have been a staple for protecting detention facilities, data centers, airports and distribution centers....

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Pergolas

5 Steel Pergola Ideas That Won't Blow Away in the Trend

Pergolas were one of the most popular garden trends in 2021. But are pergolas still popular? While some may chalk the trend u...

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Fencing

What to Consider When Choosing Pet Friendly Fencing

For devoted pet owners, the safety of the furry members of the family is a top priority. Now, as the days are growing longer...

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Decking

Deck Safety Continued: How Much Weight Can a Deck Hold?

No one wants to unknowingly put their friends and family in harm’s way, but when the weight on top of a deck exceeds the deck...

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