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The Archatrak Porcelain Paver Brand And Its Evolution

Posted in: deck builders, patio design, roof building tips, how to build a patio, home additons, outdoor living spaces, upscale deck features, low-maintenance decking, porch topics, decking questions, deck contractors, decks in Washington, D.C., Loudoun County, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a rooftop deck, Archatrak, deck pavers, porcelain pavers, Screen Room, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Heatstrip, Screened-in Porch, custom deck, screen room ideas, screen porch design

James Moylan

Thursday, December 19, 2019

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If you’ve looked into the advantages and benefits of porcelain pavers, it’s a good bet you’ve come across the name “Archatrak.” As one of the leaders in the industry, this brand comes across the radars of many homeowner and those in the commercial sector looking to install porcelain in their outdoor environments (rooftop decks, patios, terraces, courtyards, plazas, and more). Archatrak, however, has gone through several iterations, and with that in mind, here’s a quick overview of the brand’s evolution.

Decking Comparison: Trex Deck Boards Vs. Wood

Posted in: low-maintenance decking, deck topics, deck boards, Trex Decking, Trex, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system, rooftop decks, Tile Decks, kitchen design, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia, cooking outdoors, AZEK, Fiberon, Fiberon Horizon, Archatrak, deck pavers, Screen Room, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch, round deck, curved deck, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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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.

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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.

What are the Latest Trends in decking for 2020?

Posted in: retractable screen porch, outdoor kitchens, outdoor kitchen cabinets, Infratech outdoor heaters, deck add-ons, outdoor heaters, low-maintenance decking, porch add-ons, outdoor accessories, Porch and Deck Accessories, custom deck

James Moylan

Monday, December 02, 2019

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5 Trending Deck, Porch, and Outdoor Living Trends for 2020

Now is a great time to start thinking about how you want to increase the appeal of your outdoor living space. With that in mind, the following are some trends to watch in 2020 for your deck, porch, or other outdoor living area.

Benefits of the Pier Tech System over traditional foundation systems

Posted in: upscale deck features, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, porch topics, screen porch products, decking questions, Porch and Deck Care, home improvement, Hire a Contractor, screened porch in Washington, DC, piertech

James Moylan

Friday, November 15, 2019

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The foundation of a home is one of the most crucial design features. When a foundation isn’t sound, it can financially jeopardize a family’s greatest asset, and if the problem isn’t addressed, it can even lead to the eventual loss of the home. While finding the right foundational solution can be stressful, homeowners should be aware there have been innovations within this industry. Options beyond the traditional concrete and wood system exist, including a helical pile system from PierTech.