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What Your Contractor May Not Know When Building a Screen Porch in Rockville

Posted in: Screen Porch, Deck Screens, Deck Building Tips, Deck Tips, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, deck builders, deck topics, deck contractors

James Moylan

Wednesday, September 28, 2016



If you’re undertaking a screen porch project in Rockville, Maryland, there are some special considerations to keep in mind. Because Rockville presents these slightly different but important differences, it’s imperative to do your research and ensure you aren’t unpleasantly surprised as you move forward with your build.

What is the Virginia building permit process like?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Decks in Virginia, deck builders, Contracting Questions, Zoning Questions

James Moylan

Friday, February 12, 2016



What to expect while your contractor is obtaining a Virginia building permit

Starting the process of selecting a contractor can feel overwhelming for a number of reasons. One, there are so many options within the Virginia region. Narrowing it down to the right contractor for you and your project can feel a bit like finding a needle in a haystack! And two, it’s an important decision. A lot of thought and care should go into selecting a reputable, knowledgeable, and honest contractor. Part of determining that is ensuring your contractor complies with all the steps associated with the Virginia building permit process. Before agreeing to work with anyone, make sure your contractor not only knows these rules but follows them to the letter.

What are the Best Materials for Contemporary Decks in Washington, D.C.?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Decks in Virginia, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Products, deck builders

James Moylan

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

When it comes to contemporary decks in the District, there are numerous options for high-quality materials. A truly high-end deck project, however, won’t just focus on quality decking or quality rails. It’s about ensuring every detail of the deck is carefully considered and thoughtfully chosen. For your contemporary deck, consider both the quality of materials used and design features made possible through those materials.

What is the Best High-Quality Deck Material in Virginia and Maryland?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Zuri Deck, Deck Tips, deck builders

James Moylan

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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Decking Products Comparison: High-End Deck Options in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. 

Narrowing down the best decking material for your project can be an exhausting process. There are a huge number of factors and a seemingly endless stream of information available via contractors, builders, and the Internet. To help successfully wade through this potential deluge of information, remember there is no hard-and-fast rule. What’s the best for one person isn’t necessarily the best for another.

6 Characteristics of High Quality Decks in Maryland and Virginia

Posted in: Decks and Patios, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Design, deck builders

James Moylan

Monday, July 06, 2015

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What fun features can separate your deck from the crowd?

Trex lighting packages, Danver stainless outdoor kitchens, and integrated deck benches are a few examples of the many high-end decking options available to deck owners in the DMV. However, characterizing a quality deck goes beyond the cool deck add-ons and patio accessories that make new deck designs in Virginia and Maryland unique.