James Moylan

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Discover All the Dekton Products

James Moylan

Friday, October 20, 2023

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Get to Know the Entire Dekton Product Line

If you hear “Dekton” and think “countertops,” you’re not alone. Dekton is one of the leading names in high-quality, durable countertop material, but it’s far from the product’s only use. Dekton is a highly versatile architectural surface with many different applications—inside and outside the home. Learn more about the full suite and range of Dekton products.

Introduction to Archatrak Tile Pavers

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

James Moylan

Tuesday, October 17, 2023


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 Zuri Decking?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Zuri Deck, Deck Design, low-maintenance decking

James Moylan

Monday, October 16, 2023

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Zuri is a high-quality, low-maintenance decking material that looks like hardwood.

Zuri is a premium brand of PVC-based decking from Royal Building Products. It is a unique product within the premium decking industry due to a number of differentiating factors. This includes the manner in which each board is constructed; the amount of rigorous testing, research, and development that goes into the product itself; and the maintenance and upkeep requirements compared to natural wood or composite decking.

What Types of Trex Deck Boards Does Trex Make?

Posted in: Deck Building Questions, deck boards, Trex Decking, Trex

James Moylan

Friday, October 13, 2023


What Are the Different Trex Decking Offerings for 2017?

Trex Company offers a wide variety of decking products, including railings, lighting, outdoor furniture, and more. Today, however, we’re just looking to focus on the actual decking boards and the variety of options within those products lines. To that end, we’ll be examining the Transcend, Enhance, and Select composite decking boards.

Are Sunspace WeatherMaster Windows Good for Northern Virginia and Maryland homes?

Posted in: sunspace

James Moylan

Thursday, October 12, 2023

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If you live in Maryland or Northern Virginia, you might be wondering what kind of windows will suit your screened-in porch. At Design Builders, we work exclusively in these areas creating custom, high-end exterior living spaces. For these projects, we’re big fans of Sunspace WeatherMaster windows. Here’s why we recommend them in our region.