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4 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Home's Exterior

Warmer weather is upon us, which means we finally break free from a long winter season of being cooped up indoors and spend the longer evening hours outdoors. As we head into the spring season, there is typically maintenance to complete to your home’s exterior and landscaping to get you into the full swing of summer. Clean Your Deck and Home Exterior Your deck, patio, driveway and siding probably took a beating over the past year. Falling leaves likely left tannins that stain flat surfaces...

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What is a Deck Inlay?

If you’re just starting to plan a new deck build, you may hear the term “inlay” being used as you start your research. An inlay is a design made with deck boards that can be simple or complex. Typically, a fair amount of work and detail is required to properly and safely install the boards to complete the design. Integrating an inlay into your deck is a great way to let your style and creativity shine. Just as your home interior may have unique accent pieces and colors, an inl...

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Turn Your Deck Into a Living Space

Decks are no longer a simple addition to the outside of your home. Much like any other living area, you can add components that can turn the outside of your home into a luxurious living space. We’ve listed some unique, impactful features you can add to your deck to get more enjoyment from your outdoor space. Next-Level Kitchens Your deck can handle more than a simple grill; try adding a full outdoor kitchen! A local Certified Pro can help you plan the best placement for your kitchen featur...

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Build Your Dream Deck

You may be the ultimate do-it-yourselfer who’s not intimidated by the thought of building your own deck. Even if you have little experience with building projects, there are some aspects of a deck build that you can accomplish on your own -- and in the comfort of your home. No matter your experience, we have the resources to help you start your outdoor building project! Pick Your Perfect Color Potentially one of the more exciting steps of planning your deck build is selecting the color (o...

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Color Combinations for 2021

Composite decking choices continue to grow as manufacturers add color choices, features and longevity. New for 2021, we have launched a whole new line of decking – Deckorators® Trailhead, with three color choices, and introduced two new colors to our Vista decking line: Trailhead Ridgeline Trailhead Pathway Trailhead Canyon Vista Silverwood Vista Dunewood   Our newest line of decking: Trailhead, in Pathway, Ridgeline and Canyon. Our Vista line features four p...

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