How Do You Waterproof a Zuri Deck?

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James Moylan

Thursday, December 17, 2015


When it comes to premium decking, one of the names that always stands out in the industry is Zuri Premium Decking (by Royal). However, a consistent question surrounding this decking is how to waterproof the deck itself, thus helping ensure the longevity and usability of the structure. When tackling this issue from a construction standpoint, it’s not actually about treating the boards or making the boards themselves waterproof—or even water resistant. Rather, it entails creating an entire drainage system that affects how the water is irrigated.

6 Tips on How to Winterize Your Wood or Synthetic Deck

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James Moylan

Sunday, November 30, 2014

frozen deck in maryland

People are always asking us how they protect their decks during the cold and blustery winter months so there’s no damage or excessive wear-and-tear when the spring comes. As long as your deck was properly installed and maintained, you don’t really need to worry because they are designed to withstand the snow and ice that come with winter storms.

However, this doesn’t mean there aren’t things you should do to get your deck ready for the winter. Just like you winterize your car, you should winterize your deck to minimize the effects the elements will have on it. But what should you do exactly? And when?

Why Synthetic Decking Materials Are A Great Long-Term Investment

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Products, Deck Tips, Screen Porch in Maryland, Deck Maintenance

James Moylan

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Synthetic decking materials offer an efficient alternative to traditional wood decks

You want something that’s going to add to your usable outdoor space, but you also want to ensure it’s a good investment for the long haul. You want your deck to stand the test of time, continue looking great even after years of use, and net you a nice little return when you decide to sell one day.