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6 Best Methods for Heating Outdoor Spaces in 2021

Posted in: outdoor heating systems

James Moylan

Monday, October 19, 2020

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If you’re in the process of developing and planning your outdoor living space for the end of 2019 or for 2020, do not neglect to think through your heating options. Adding heat to a deck, screen porch, or other exterior space can help extend its life, so you’re able to enjoy the area you’ve spent so much time, energy, and money on for more months out of the year!   Its important to note that this topic is regarding NEW construction, and not existing structures. 

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Caesarstone Outdoor Quartz Countertops: 3 Available Colors

Posted in: caesarstone

James Moylan

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


cae top 2Are you considering adding quartz countertops to your outdoor kitchen or exterior living space? If so, check out these available colors from Caesarstone.

Introducing Solaris Outdoor Quartz Countertops

Posted in: caesarstone

James Moylan

Monday, October 12, 2020



In the world of high-end countertops, a few company names immediately come to mind. If you’re familiar with quartz countertops specifically, Caesarstone is invariably one of those names. You likely know Caesarstone for their interior quartz surfaces, but the company recently launched an exciting new outdoor line.

Caesarstone: Meet the Pioneers of Quartz Countertops

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James Moylan

Friday, October 09, 2020

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If you’ve ever researched what kind of countertops you want to add during a kitchen remodel, it’s very likely you’ve come across quartz as a long-lasting and easy to maintain high-end countertop material. Today we’re looking at one of our favorite producers of quartz surfaces: Caesarstone.

What are the Costs of Using an Outdoor Fireplace in Maryland?

Posted in: Deck Design, patio design, fireplace, Contracting Questions, outdoor living, outdoor living spaces, deck add-ons, outdoor heaters, porch add-ons, Outdoor Fireplaces, outdoor accessories, EcoSmart Fireplaces, Porch and Deck Accessories, fire pit

James Moylan

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Long-Term Costs of Operating an Outdoor Fire Feature in Bethesda, Maryland

Nothing provides quite the same blend of ambiance and function as an outdoor fire feature, but many people wonder about price. With so many fire features to choose from, which one is going to provide all the aesthetic beauty and functional warmth without breaking the bank?

This article compares three of the most common fire feature types: natural wood-burning fireplaces, biofuel fireplaces, and natural gas fires. For the sake of comparison, electric heaters are also included below. While not a traditional fire feature, they are a common alternative for those looking to heat their outdoor spaces.