James Moylan

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Visualize Your New Deck with This Trex AR Design Tool

Posted in: Trex Decking

James Moylan

Monday, June 27, 2022



Augmented Reality Design Tool for Trex Decking

Want to add a deck to your home but feel overwhelmed by the idea of designing it? That’s why Trex recently released the Trex® AR Deck Visualizer. The free app takes the guesswork out of early-stage deck design. Discover what this tool does, where you can get it, and why you want it in your deck design plans.

5 Benefits of Supply Chain Management for Trex Customers

Posted in: Trex

James Moylan

Wednesday, June 22, 2022



As a leading name in wood-alternative decking, Trex is one of the most popular options among our customers building new decks, screened porches, and other outdoor living spaces. With so many continued supply chain woes happening around the world, Trex is leading the way with its robust, nimble, and eco-friendly business logistics management practices. For those looking to use this brand in their next outdoor living project, here are the five top benefits of supply chain management (SCM) for their customers.

10 Free Deck Design Tools from Trex to Take You from Idea to Dream Deck

Posted in: Trex Decking

James Moylan

Monday, June 20, 2022



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Top Trex Deck Design Tools for Homeowners

If you’re starting a deck from scratch at your Northern Virginia or Maryland home, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the process. Luckily, there are lots of free deck design tools and resources available to help you through every stage. Here are 10 from the experts at Trex, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative railing and decking.

7 Tips to Get the Best Return on Investment on a Screened-In Porch

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland

James Moylan

Wednesday, June 01, 2022


Outdoor projects are among the best investments you can make in your home to improve its resale value, so it should be no surprise that most homeowners are able to get around a 75 percent return on investment for a screened-in porch.

In fact, it's considered one of the best improvements you can make to your home for return on investment. What are some ways you can ensure you get the best ROI from your screened-in porch project?


Is It a Good Idea to Power Wash Your Deck?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Tips, Deck Maintenance

James Moylan

Monday, May 30, 2022

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Is It a Good Idea to Use a Power Washer on a Wood Deck or Composite Deck Regularly?

Are you overwhelmed by the dirty state of your deck? Has a mysterious gunk on the deck’s surface started to ruin your outdoor space’s once-beautiful appearance? You might be tempted to resolve the issue by taking a power washer to your deck and aggressively spraying it down, but power washers can actually do more harm than good for most deck materials.