What Should My Decking Contractor's Portfolio Look Like?

Posted in: Deck Building Questions, Deck Contractors License, deck builders, Contractor Portfolios

James Moylan

Monday, March 16, 2015

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Why Your Decking Contractor’s Portfolio Should Be Large, and Other Portfolio Considerations

When choosing a doctor, lawyer, or therapist, you are able to look to their license, education, and certifications as proof of their expertise. Even electricians and plumbers are required to undergo extensive training and experience before they become licensed to work. However, deck building is a unique industry in that there is no governing body that decides who is and who isn’t qualified to work as a decking contractor.

What to Expect from Your Premium Decking Contractor

Posted in: Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Contractors License, Deck Contractor Permits, hire a decking contractor, deck builders

James Moylan

Friday, February 20, 2015


You’ve decided to hire a decking contractor. Congratulations! Enlisting a seasoned professional is the first step towards finding someone who you can partner with to help bring your dream deck into fruition.

Things get get messy however when you're deciding on who to actually employ. After all, not only will this person be charged with creating an important addition to your home, they’ll be spending a lot of time on your property and working with you to give updates and receive feedback as needed.

10 Important Things to Know Before Hiring a Decking Contractor

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Building Questions, Deck Tips, Screen Porch in Maryland, Deck Contractors License, Deck Contractors Insured, Bathroom Remodel Tips

James Moylan

Monday, November 10, 2014


Great Tips For Hiring a Decking Contractor or Screen Porch Contractor

You’ve wanted a deck forever, but for some reason or another your plans to build one never had the opportunity to materialize. Now that you’ve got the savings squared away, you’re ready to dive in and get moving on the project so you can start enjoying your new deck.

Not so fast. It’s understandable if you’re a little antsy to have the deck finished, but for a big project like this, the most important thing is to ensure the job is done right. That means finding a decking contractor with a proven track record who you can trust.

Make Sure Your Decking Contractor Is Licensed in Virginia

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Contratcors, Deck Permits, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Tips, Deck Contractors License, Deck Contractor Permits, Deck Contractors Insured

James Moylan

Saturday, October 18, 2014


Why Your Decking Contractor Needs to be Licensed in Virginia

Before hiring a contractor to work on your decking project in Virginia, you’ll need to make sure that they’re licensed in the state. If you hire someone who isn’t properly licensed, you’ll likely hit a road block when attempting to get a permit, since a contractor needs to varify their license as part of the permitting process.