How To Choose A Hot Tub For Your Deck

Posted on August 25, 2015

deck-hottubWhile everybody knows hot tubs are giant, bubbly boxes of fun, they can also be used for therapeutic purposes. Before you decide to invest in a spa for your outdoor deck, you probably already know that there is more involved in

5 Plants that Do Well in the Shade

Posted on August 20, 2015

potted-gardenShaded decks, porches and patios are great places for container gardening even if there doesn’t seem to be a lot of sun. In fact, there are a number of different plants that prefer shady conditions to sunny

deck-lightingFar too many homeowners default to uninspired lighting choices when building or renovating decks. That’s a shame since a little creative lighting can add a lot of ambiance to the mix. Here are a few novel ways to illuminate any

Celebrity Decks, Patios and Porches

Posted on July 28, 2015

The benefits of adding a porch, deck or patio are many. People are naturally drawn to the outdoors. Whether to clear our minds, party with friends or play with the kids, we just feel better when we step out into our own little slice of nature. Everyone benefits with an

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Perhaps you’re thinking of building a new deck. When you decide which type of deck to install, one important question you need to ask yourself is how much time you’re willing to spend on maintaining it. If you consider

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(Photo Source: Cedar Hill Ranch, a cozy inn in Cedar Hill, Texas. Their design taste is inspiring.)

There are many ways in which you can give your porch or deck a cozy chic look. Most people want their outdoor

deck-largeDecks have been a popular home addition for several decades, but now they are transforming from simple to sophisticated. In the past, most homeowners opting for a deck were satisfied with a rectangular design of about 10 feet by 20

5 Ways to Make an Old Grill Look New

Posted on June 10, 2015

grillWhen most people think of decks, they think of grilling and lounging around with family and friends on it. When an old tired grill has lost it’s appeal, it may not necessary to run out and purchase a new

Keeping Critters Off Your Deck

Posted on May 21, 2015

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Your deck is meant to be a place of enjoyment. It should be a relaxing respite for you and your family to take in the beauty of the outdoors. What it is not meant to be is a haven for raccoons,

decorating-tips Most people know how they want to decorate their living room or bedroom, but coming up with decorating ideas for decks</>, porches or patios can leave them at a loss. Outdoor living spaces don’t have