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5 Basic Deck Building Tips for 2019

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Tips, deck questions, decking questions, deck contractors, decks in Washington, D.C., rooftop decks, Tile Decks, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia

James Moylan

Saturday, April 20, 2019

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Whether you're hiring a deck builder or planning to build a deck yourself this year, the same considerations should be taken into account during the planning phase of your new deck design project. By asking yourself the important questions and planning ahead, you earn yourself a better chance of building a structure you will use for years without regret in how you designed it.

Best Practices for Installing and Maintaining Archatrak Deck Tiles

Posted in: deck materials, decking questions, home improvement, rooftop decks, Tile Decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck, Archatrak, porcelain

James Moylan

Thursday, December 20, 2018

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How to Properly Install Archatrak Deck Tiles and Maintain Low-Maintenance Decking Over Time

When it comes to selecting a material for your rooftop deck, terrace, patio, balcony, or outdoor floor, homeowners today have an almost overwhelming list of options. With so many choices at your disposal, every differentiating factor matters, and that includes installation and maintenance considerations. Read on to learn key pointers about the Archatrak installation process, as well as maintenance tips for keeping the product looking pristine.

Introduction to Archatrak Tile Pavers

Posted in: rooftop decks, Tile Decks, Archatrak, porcelain, porcelain pavers, Deck tiles

James Moylan

Friday, December 14, 2018

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Archatrak is Porcelain Tile Decking with Low-Maintenance and High-Performance

If you’re in the market for a decking material to surface your patio or rooftop deck project, you’ve probably considered all the usual suspects: wood, concrete, stone, and standard deck tiles. One material you might not have considered, however, is porcelain. With its durability, resistance to staining and fading, lighter weight, and host of other benefits, porcelain pavers are on the rise in the home improvement industry, and Archatrak is at the forefront of that material.

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

low-maintenance rooftop deck design in Fells Point, Baltimore, Maryland

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.

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.