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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

 

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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.

Why a Screened Porch is a Worthwhile Investment in Washington, DC

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, retractable screen porch

James Moylan

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

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Why Designer Porches Are Great Investments 

When people hear the word “investment,” many immediately think about money. However, if you’re thinking about adding a porch to your home, this can be a great investment in many senses of the word. In this way, a porch can pay dividends for years — both in terms of finances and quality of life.

4 Tips for Hiring a Screen Room Contractor in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Posted in: screen room anne arundel county, Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, hire a decking contractor, retractable screen porch

Rami Hajj

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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How to Qualify a High-End Screen Room Builder

        When you’re in the market for a high-end screen porch, your options can feel overwhelming. Adding an extension to your home is a big decision and, when it's as visible as a screen room, you want to ensure you're choosing the most qualified, professional, and knowledgeable contractor possible. With so many design firms, architects, and contractors active in the DMV, how do you know you’re actually getting the best?

How Much Does it Cost to Update a Screened Porch?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland

James Moylan

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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What factors determine the cost of upgrading to a screened room?

If you own a classic screened porch, you know the pleasures only screened rooms can provide. For years, it’s given you and your family shade from the hot sun and cool rain. It has protected your family from pesky insects while allowing you all to enjoy the benefits of fresh, natural air. Your screen room has been the venue for countless family gatherings, celebrations, and lazy Sunday afternoons.

Are Wood Railings or Vinyl Railings Better for a Screened-In Porch?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips

James Moylan

Friday, March 06, 2015

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If you live anywhere in the Mid-Atlantic, you’re probably required to have railings on your screened porch. Local building codes mandate that all porches more than 30 inches above the ground must have railings for safety purposes. The same is true for stairs with more than three risers.