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4 Ways Trex Composite Decking is Environmentally Friendly

Posted in: deck topics, deck boards, decking questions, Trex Decking, Trex, green decking

James Moylan

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

low-maintenance curved Trex staircase

Are Trex Deck Boards Environmentally Friendly by 2017 Standards?

As people become increasingly enamored with sustainable and environmentally friendly products, there is a growing interest in finding suitable alternatives to natural wood products. Nowhere is this more evident than in the low-maintenance decking industry, and Trex Company is leading the way with green products and earth-friendly manufacturing processes.

2017 Decking Comparison: Trex Deck Boards Vs. Wood

Posted in: low-maintenance decking, deck topics, deck boards, Trex Decking, Trex

James Moylan

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Decking Material: How Does Trex Stand Up Against Wood?

If you’re looking into various decking material options, it’s a good bet you already have wood on your radar. But what about composite materials, such as Trex? Between wood and Trex, which option is the right fit for your outdoor living space? The answer obviously depends on each individual customer’s needs and preferences, and with that in mind, take the following four factors into consideration before making your final choice.

How to Build a Rooftop Deck in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Deck Permits, Deck Tips, Deck Design, roof building tips, deck topics, deck boards, decks in Washington, D.C., rooftop decks

James Moylan

Thursday, January 26, 2017

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What are the steps to building a rooftop deck in the District of Columbia?

If you’re interested in a rooftop deck project within the limits of Washington, DC, there are several things to keep in mind. Some of those considerations relate to rooftop deck projects in general, and some are special rules and regulations due to building in Washington, DC, itself. Regardless, make sure you and your design and build team take the following factors under advisement before launching into a rooftop project.

How did Mbrico Tile Decks Get Started?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks and Patios, Deck Tips, Deck Design, deck add-ons, deck topics, deck materials, rooftop decks, Mbrico, Tile Decks

James Moylan

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

mbrico tile pool deck

How Did Mbrico Tile Decks Enter the Premium Decking Market?

If you’ve recently looked into renovating an existing deck or installing a new deck altogether, you likely know firsthand just how many options there are out there in terms of style, design, and material. One company that stands out from the crowd, however, is Mbrico Tile Decks. What makes these decks unique, and how exactly did this company break into the decking industry?

How to Properly Space Deck Boards When Building a Deck or Porch

Posted in: Deck Tips, Deck Design, deck builders, deck questions, deck topics, deck boards

James Moylan

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Archatrak paver spacing in Washington, DC

How to Properly Space Deck Boards When Building a Deck or Porch

When you’re looking to build a new deck or porch, there are many factors that can alter how you go about actually constructing it. One area where this holds true is with deck board spacing. Depending on the type of wood or decking board you’re actually working with, it can change those spacing recommendations. Therefore, before you jump into construction, make sure you’ve thoroughly researched this spacing issue.