Decks-Porches-Patios

chic lattice used under a deck

Top trends to inspire your outdoor living

Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018.Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following outdoor living trends that will dominate this year:Year-round enjoyment Among the biggest trends is a shift away from seasonality as consumers adopt more of a year-round... read more
leak detection device

How to avoid cold weather woes

As sweater season knocks on the door, its time to prepare for the brisk temperatures ahead. This winter, keep your home, health and well-being top of mind with these simple tips to avoid cold weather woes.Winterize your porchInstall plexiglass panels to keep the cold weather out, allowing you to host friends and family, protect your furniture from snowfall...
In-ground swimming pool installed in backyard

Best way to maximize space for your swimming pool installation

<p>You don&rsquo;t need to have a vast and picturesque backyard to be able to move forward with a <strong>swimming pool installation</strong>. While open spaces definitely increase your options and give you a clean slate to work with, you shouldn&rsquo;t give up on your swimming pool dreams if you have a cramped backyard. There are tips and tricks that...
Couple storing their patio furniture

Storing patio furniture

<p>The pool isn't the only part of your outdoor oasis that needs to prepare for the changing weather. As the temperatures drop and the snow comes falling down, the whole pool area needs to be prepared so each new season is as good as the last.</p> <p>The patio furniture by the pool needs to be winterized as well as...
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