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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:

5 Commonly Ignored Considerations for Building a Rooftop Deck

Posted in: Deck Design, Deck Care, rooftop decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck

James Moylan

Thursday, November 08, 2018

rooftop deck in Baltimore, Maryland after a four years of care and deck maintenance.

What to consider before building a rooftop deck in Washington, DC

Rooftop decks are becoming increasingly popular in the Washington, DC, area, and it’s easy to see why. A rooftop deck can provide lovely views, as well as a private, secluded area in your home to relax and to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you’re thinking about adding one of these structures to your home, here are five things you should keep in mind before you get too far in the planning process.

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What time of year can you build a rooftop deck in Washington, DC?

Posted in: Deck Care, deck contractors, Trex Decking, rooftop decks, Tile Decks, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia

James Moylan

Monday, October 29, 2018

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What Time of Year Can You Build a Rooftop Deck?

For homeowners, construction projects invariably come with a laundry list of logistical hurdles and lots of questions, and when it comes to rooftop decks, one question in particular comes up again and again. What time of year is best to start this type of project? The answer, though, might just surprise homeowners.

How Do You Waterproof a Zuri Deck?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Zuri Deck, Deck Products, Deck Tips, Deck Maintenance, deck topics, screen porch products, deck boards, zuri decking, Deck Care, Premium Zuri decking, decks in Washington, D.C., Zuri decking questions, deck waterproofing

James Moylan

Thursday, December 17, 2015

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When it comes to premium decking, one of the names that always stands out in the industry is Zuri Premium Decking (by Royal). However, a consistent question surrounding this decking is how to waterproof the deck itself, thus helping ensure the longevity and usability of the structure. When tackling this issue from a construction standpoint, it’s not actually about treating the boards or making the boards themselves waterproof—or even water resistant. Rather, it entails creating an entire drainage system that affects how the water is irrigated.

4 Ways to Keep Bugs out of Your Screened Porch in Maryland or Virginia

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Bug Problems, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Deck Tips, Deck Design, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, deck builders, Deck Care

James Moylan

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Tips to Keep Bugs Out of Your Screened Porch

Do you want to enjoy your backyard without dousing yourself in insect repellent beforehand? It's possible with the help of a well-built screened-in porch in Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, D.C. If you've bug-proofed your screen room but still find bugs in your porch, it’s likely a problem with its construction. These are the most common problem areas and how to prevent them or otherwise fix them.