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Design Highlight: How to Capitalize on Big Spaces in 2018

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Deck Design, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, Howard County deck and patio, patio design, infrared heaters, patio tips, Infratech infrared heaters, porch topics, porch add-ons, Porch and Deck Accessories

James Moylan

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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Design Showcase: Capitalizing on a Large Outdoor Space in Fulton, Maryland

Whether you’re living in an older home on acreage or a more contemporary space with ample square footage, designing an outdoor living space for a large area can actually be quite overwhelming. After all, when you have a lot of space, you have a lot of options, and that can quickly go from liberating to paralyzing. If you’re currently in this conundrum, here's an ongoing project in Fulton, Maryland, that demonstrates one way a large space can be turned into an ideal outdoor living area.

Howard County Deck and Patio Design Exercise

Posted in: Decks and Patios, Deck Design, deck builders, Howard County deck and patio

James Moylan

Monday, January 05, 2015



How an innovative design emerged from a desire for a patio in Howard County

Mike and Cindy were ecstatic to move into their beautiful new home in Maple Lawn, Maryland a short time ago. Complete with all of the bells and whistles one could ask for, it lacked one important thing: an outdoor living space. With two active daughters and a puppy named Scooter, they needed a way to utilize their four exterior exits as gateways to their acre of backyard property.