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What Do Low-Maintenance Deck Boards Look Like After Three Years of Use?

Posted in: Deck Screens, Deck Design, retractable screen porch, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, deck boards, Deck Care

James Moylan

Friday, April 05, 2019

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 Design Build Blog:  How a Fiberon Deck Looks After 3 Years

Decks in Maryland are a great investment because they're rigid, dependable, permanent fixtures of your landscape. Rain or shine, outdoor living spaces endure the best and worst that nature has to offer. That's why it's important to protect your screened porch in Maryland or deck in Virginia with preventative care and yearly maintenance. Here are pictures of a low-maintenance Fiberon deck design in Bowie, Maryland with a retractable screened porch after three years of use:

What Is Egress, and Why Is It Important for Rooftop Decks in Washington, DC?

Posted in: deck questions, deck boards, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck, historic deck building

James Moylan

Monday, March 18, 2019

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The Role of Egress in Building Rooftop Decks in Washington, DC

Rooftop decks are becoming increasingly popular in the Washington, DC, area, and if you’ve started to look into adding one to your property, you might have come across the term “egress” during your initial research. What exactly does this concept mean, though, and how could it impact your potential new home improvement project?

What is the Process for Getting Materials up to a Rooftop Deck in 2019?

Posted in: deck boards, decks in Washington, D.C., rooftop decks, Tile Decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a rooftop deck, historic deck building

James Moylan

Monday, December 10, 2018

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Why Cranes Are a Necessity for Rooftop Deck Builders and Deck Projects in Washington, DC

If you live in the Washington, DC, area and you’re considering a rooftop deck addition, you might be wondering about the logistics of how your build firm will get all those materials to the roof itself. If you’re curious about how this process works, you’re not alone. Rooftop decks present some very unique challenges for builders, and especially in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area, it’s important to understand the logistical and financial ramifications of hauling all those heavy materials to your roof.

Low-Maintenance Decking Profile: Fiberon Horizon

Posted in: hire a decking contractor, low-maintenance decking, deck boards, Porch and Deck Accessories, green decking, Hire a Contractor, Fiberon, Fiberon Horizon

James Moylan

Friday, August 31, 2018

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Investing in Low-Maintenance Decking: What is Fiberon Horizon?

If you’re planning to invest in a beautiful deck, then a low-maintenance, high-enjoyment life is certainly your goal. Typical wood decks need to be cleaned, stained, and cared for to ensure their longevity. No doubt you’ve wondered if there are other options that will minimize caretaking responsibilities and expand your leisure time.

Considerations for Choosing the Right Low-Maintenance Decking Material

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Contratcors, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Zuri Deck, Deck Products, Deck Tips, Deck Design, Deck Maintenance, deck builders, deck add-ons, deck topics, porch topics, deck boards, decking questions, deck contractors, Zuri decking questions, Trex Decking, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, green decking, Tile Decks, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia, AZEK

James Moylan

Monday, July 23, 2018

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Choosing the Right Materials for Your Deck Design in Maryland, Virginia or DC

Planning on building a new deck in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, DC? The biggest factor influencing a deck's longevity, apart from the design itself, is the decking material used in its construction. What the material is and how its maintained, whether its stained hardwood decking or low-maintenance deck boards, determines the difference between a deck that lasts decades and one that shows its age after only a few years.