Best Practices to Keep Bugs out of Your Screened Porch in Maryland, Virginia, and DC.

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

Monday, April 13, 2020

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Tips to Keep Bugs Out of Your Screened Porch

Ah, enjoying your backyard without having to shower in insect repellent.  What a concept.  It is possible to do this with the help of a well-built screened 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 construction. Design Builders breaks down the most common problem areas and how you can fix them.

Screen Out the Bugs in the DMV with a Screen Porch

Posted in: Screen Porch, Bug Problems, Deck Building Tips

James Moylan

Wednesday, January 08, 2020


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What's one of the biggest complaints people have about trying to enjoy the outdoors while sitting on their decks? Bugs. Stink bugs, flies, hornets, wasps, yellow jackets, mosquitoes. These stinging and flying insects native to Maryland force you to arm yourself with bug spray, fly swatters, and citronella candles when you’re outside.

What if you didn’t need all those supplies? What if you could enjoy the fresh air without having to worry about what’s buzzing around your head?

A screen porch is the answer.

Maryland or Virginia Residents: Tips to Alleviate Bug Problems in Your Yard

Posted in: Screen Porch, Bug Problems

James Moylan

Monday, May 19, 2014



Summer is time for swimming in pools, grilling out, or just basking in the sun – but for many, it’s hard to enjoy their backyard without being eaten alive by bugs, particularly mosquitos. This is especially true if you live in a humid area like Maryland or Virginia in the summer.

Here are the three most effective solutions to alleviate major problems with bugs, such as mosquitos and other unwanted pests.