Do you ever wish you had a place in your home where you could sit and enjoy lots of sunlight, have a clear view of your lovely backyard, and enjoy extra warmth on a cold winter day? A sunroom is just what you need. Sunrooms are structures that are attached
(Photo Source: Deborah Silver is a gifted landscape and garden designer.) Don’t let your front porch become bleak and uninviting during winter months. There are many decorating ideas for porches that will make guests feel welcome and brighten their day when approaching your home. If you live in a
Winter months can wreak havoc on a deck and can make deck safety a challenge. Many people neglect their decks during this time, often because they really do not want to go out in the cold and battle the elements. Unfortunately, not taking care of your deck during winter months
For 20 years, we’ve had the privilege of living and building in Virginia. We’re thankful! Are you? If so, please leave a comment to share why. Here’s the video that inspired this question. We live within driving distance of so many wonderful sights and experiences in Virginia, from mountains to
Houses with sections of cantilevered floors aren’t that uncommon and they can pose special challenges to deck builders when it comes to attaching decks. A cantilevered floor refers to a floor that has floor joists that spread out past the wall or foundation and suspend out into the air such
In the quest for the perfect outside oasis when building a new deck, many homeowners seek natural looking materials. There are several options for decking on the market today including composite and traditional wood decking that have that natural look appeal but how do they stack up against one another?
The mood of your deck party can be severely altered with a harsh gravitational experience, all because of deck attachment issues. What good are fasteners that don’t resist local weather conditions? Or nails too small or untreated to prevent rust and corrosion? Or materials that bend more than expected? This
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steadfast Construction Receives 2014 Best of Fairfax Award Fairfax Award Program Honors the Achievement FAIRFAX July 22, 2014 — Steadfast Construction has been selected for the 2014 Best of Fairfax Award in the Patio & Deck Construction & Repair category by the Fairfax Award Program.
First becoming popular almost 2 centuries ago northern Virginia front porches gradually became almost necessity for medium and large houses to not seem bare. This was before air conditioning, when cooling off outdoors was a frequent necessity. It assisted people to make the daily transitions between their outdoor public world
Why is now the best time to get a great backyard deck? For many, it’s freedom from stress. With so many technological diversions in life, its hard to relax. And going on a needed vacation can be more of a drainer than refreshing, and even having the time and money for