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Framing

Why Steel’s Life-Cycle Makes it a Sustainable Deck Framing Choice

Sustainability and green construction often conjure images of undisturbed landscapes and lush greenery as opposed to an indus...

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Railing

How to Modernize Outdoor Commercial Spaces with Steel Railing

Railing, whether on a ground-level deck or a high-rise balcony, is primarily there to keep occupants safe. But railing doesn'...

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Framing

Why Deck Stairs Shouldn't Be an Afterthought: 5 Deck Stair Ideas on Trend

Deck stairs are a crucially important part of any deck system. They bear the responsibility of providing a safe, visually app...

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Pergolas

3 simple ways to extend your living space outdoors with a pergola

Do dreams of lazy days soaking up the sun have you looking for ways to extend your living space outdoors? You're not alone. A...

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Fencing

3 Qualities that Strengthen School Fences

Unauthorized access by intruders onto school premises is one of the greatest threats to school security. To curb this danger,...

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Decking

3 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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Framing

3 Deck Stair Ideas That Elevate Your Space

According to Qualified Remodeler’s 2022 report on the year’s biggest outdoor living trends, wood-alternative railing systems...

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Fencing

Upgrades to Make Your Outdoor Space More Pet Friendly

Since the start of the pandemic, over 20 million Americans have acquired a new dog or cat, raising the percentage of American...

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Framing

Modern Building Products for Outdoor Kitchens

The kitchen is the heart of the home, so it's no surprise that demand for outdoor kitchens is on the rise. Fortunately, moder...

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Railing

5 Deck Railing Design Ideas to Inspire You

In the warm summer months, more and more people are updating their outdoor living spaces. Investing in deck railings that are...

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Pergolas

3 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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Framing

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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Pergolas

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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