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Composite Vs. Vinyl Decking : 5 Ways Vinyl Decking Can Let You Down

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Decks in Maryland, Screen Porch, Decks and Patios, Screen Porch Tips, Deck Building Questions, Screen Porch in Maryland, Deck Maintenance, deck questions, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, porch topics, screen porch products, deck boards, decking questions, Deck Care, decks in Washington, D.C., Porch and Deck Care, Trex Decking, Trex, Screened Porch in Virginia, home improvement, building a deck, screened porch in Washington, DC, custom deck

James Moylan

Thursday, January 16, 2020

If you’re thinking about putting in a new deck, it’s understandable if you’re overwhelmed. With so many material options, price points, colors, styles, and other factors to consider, it can quickly become confusing. One of the main places homeowners get stuck is on this issue of vinyl (or PVC) versus composite decking boards.

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How to Convert a Flagstone Patio into a Screened-In Porch

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Decks and Patios, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, patio design, patio questions, patio tips, home additons, home improvement

James Moylan

Friday, January 10, 2020

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Four Considerations For Converting a Flagstone Patio into a Screened-In Porch

If you’re considering some renovations to your outdoor living space, one common place people look to upgrade is the patio. If, for example, you want to convert an existing flagstone patio into a screened-in porch, that process is actually relatively straightforward and can completely change the utility, dynamic, and aesthetics of your outdoor space.

Impressive Installs: Archatrak Porcelain Pavers Best Of Across The U.S.

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks and Patios, Deck Maintenance, roof building tips, outdoor living, deck add-ons, deck topics, deck contractors, decks in Washington, D.C., home improvement, rooftop decks, Hire a Contractor, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a rooftop deck, historic deck building, Archatrak, porcelain, deck pavers, porcelain pavers, Deck tiles, Georgetown, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Archatrak James Robertson - SmokeIf you’ve been looking into materials to use for your rooftop deck, patio, walkway, or other exterior living space, you might have come across the various benefits of porcelain paver tiles. If you’ve been researching this material, you might also be familiar now with Archatrak, one of the industry-leading purveyors of these Italian-imported porcelain pavers.

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In addition to the more practical benefits of porcelain—minimal weight; durability; impermeability; ease of maintenance; frost, scratch, slip, and fade resistance; and more—the sheer beauty and craftsmanship of these tiles are undeniable, and it’s that aesthetic factor that’s on full display in these stunning Archatrak installs across the United States.

Archatrak Porcelain Pavers: Who Is The Ideal Archatrak Customer ?

Posted in: Decks and Patios, Deck Design, deck questions, upscale deck features, high-end deck features, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, decking questions, decks in Washington, D.C., rooftop decks in Washington, DC, Archatrak, porcelain, deck pavers, screened porch in Washington, DC, Outdoor Appliances, round deck, curved deck, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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In recent years, the interest level in porcelain pavers for exterior projects has skyrocketed. Their durability, low maintenance requirements, light weight, thin profile, and other myriad benefits have put them top of mind for projects ranging from rooftop decks to patios to walkways.

Why Choose an Outdoor Electric Heater Over a Gas Heater?

Posted in: Decks and Patios, infrared heaters, Infratech outdoor heaters

James Moylan

Monday, December 09, 2019

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When outfitting your outdoor living space, you’ll likely be confronted with the debate over what kind of heaters you want to install. You have many choices in that regard, but two of the more common options are electric heaters and gas heaters. Which heater would best suit your outdoor living space depends on a number of factors, but there are some distinct benefits to electric heaters, from flexibility of features to cost of operation to ease of installation. 

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