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The History of Trex composite decking

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Decks in Maryland, Deck Products, Deck Design, Screen Porch in Maryland, Deck Maintenance, deck boards, decking questions, decks in Washington, D.C., Trex Decking, Screened Porch in Virginia, home improvement, building a deck, Screen Room, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch, Three-season rooms, rooftop deck design, custom deck, screen room addition, screen room ideas, screen room design, screen porch design

James Moylan

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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When you’re looking to create the perfect outdoor space, it’s understandable to want to work with products and companies that are the gold standard. Done right, an outdoor living area can be a fantastic way to add usable square footage to your house, to increase the value of your home, and to provide an oasis you can enjoy for years to come.

Top 5 Decking options to Watch for in 2020

Posted in: Deck Design, Deck Maintenance, deck builders, deck add-ons, low-maintenance decking, deck boards, deck materials

James Moylan

Monday, January 06, 2020

free estimate on Zuri decking

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If you’re considering a low-maintenance deck remodel or rebuild this year, there are four companies to follow. Each brings something slightly different to the table, so the right decking company for you is going to depend on aesthetic preference, budget, design requirements, and desired materials. To help clarify what these various decking companies have to offer, the following is a brief rundown of each brand.

Lead Time:  Archatrak Porcelain Pavers Vs. The Competitors

Posted in: Deck Products, Deck Tips, Deck Design, Deck Maintenance, hire a decking contractor, roof building tips, deck add-ons, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, deck materials, decking questions, Deck Care, deck contractors, decks in Washington, D.C., Porch and Deck Care, outdoor accessories, home improvement, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, Tile Decks, Hire a Contractor, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck, Archatrak, porcelain pavers, Georgetown, custom deck

James Moylan

Thursday, January 02, 2020

archatrak pedestal

When it comes to home construction projects, many homeowners simply accept that long material lead times are part of the process, and this is understandably frustrating. When you’re ready and excited to jump into your home improvement project, the last thing you want is to wait around for parts to get shipped to your contractor. This is why the minimal lead time on Archatrak porcelain pavers and other materials makes such a big difference to their customer base.

Who said Pressure Treated Decks Can't look Amazing?

Posted in: Deck Design, design blog

James Moylan

Monday, December 23, 2019

free deck consultation with Design Builders, Inc.

There are a lot of options when thinking about what to use for your deck project.  Composite decking PVC decking, and Hardwood decking are always potential considerations.  However, have you thought about using Pressure Treated Decking for your project?  Pressure Treated Decking has a ton of advantages and can save you some serious $$$ on larger projects.  Pressure Treated Decking gives you the freedom to build just about anything that you can imagine.....

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When a local homeowner approached Design Builders, Inc. to create a shaded space for her backyard, she hoped to begin by restoring her existing cedar deck. However, when it was deemed beyond repair, a full-scale deck replacement was in order. This is an in-depth look at how this contemporary Maryland deck design came to be.

Best of 2020 Kitchen Design: Cooking Outdoors in Howard County

Posted in: Deck Design, outdoor kitchens, outdoor kitchen cabinets, deck add-ons, outdoor heaters, Premium Zuri decking, decks in Washington, D.C., Zuri decking questions, Outdoor Fireplaces, outdoor accessories, EcoSmart Fireplaces, Trex Decking, glass roofs, fire pit, SCREENEZE, Outdoor Lighting, Portico, Motorized Outdoor Screening Systems, Mbrico, kitchen design, Zuri decks in Virginia, cooking, cooking outdoors, Phantom Retractable Screens, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Outdoor Appliances, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Monday, December 16, 2019

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The most ground-level deck (portion closest to the driveway) connects the front pathway, rear garage exit, and sun room exit to the backyard. It features a wide, curved staircase and other landings to accommodate the various entry and exit points, as well as an upper grilling space/alternative grill and barbecue area to the pavilion.