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Kamado Grills: what you need to know

Posted in: outdoor kitchens, outdoor accessories, kitchen design, cooking, cooking outdoors, kitchen appliances

James Moylan

Monday, May 18, 2020

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As outdoor kitchens have become increasingly popular over the years, the interest in specialty exterior cooking equipment has skyrocketed as well, and one of the most popular items within that category is the Kamado grill. What exactly is this type of grill, though, why are home chef enthusiasts so enamored, and what do you need to know about using one in your outdoor kitchen?

Outdoor Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

Posted in: kitchen, outdoor kitchens, Danver cabinets, outdoor kitchen cabinets, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Danver cabinets in Maryland, Danver cabinets in Virginia, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets, kitchen design

James Moylan

Monday, April 20, 2020

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Outdoor kitchens in the exterior living spaces of Maryland; Virginia; and Washington, DC, homes continue to be increasingly popular, and every year, they become more elaborate and more suitable to year-round use. If you’re thinking about redoing your backyard kitchen or designing one this year, Design Builders is following six trends for you to keep your eye on in 2020.

DMV Best Fire Pit Designs

Posted in: Deck Permits, Zuri Deck, deck builders, fireplace, kitchen remodel, deck questions, outdoor living, outdoor kitchens, outdoor living spaces, Danver cabinets, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Danver cabinets in Maryland, Danver cabinets in Virginia, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets, Infratech outdoor heaters, deck add-ons, upscale deck features, high-end deck features, outdoor heaters, Infratech infrared heaters, porch add-ons, Outdoor Fireplaces, outdoor accessories, EcoSmart Fireplaces, Porch and Deck Accessories, fire pit, Outdoor Lighting, rooftop decks, Tile Decks, deck pavers, snowmelt system, Screen Room, Phantom Retractable Screens, Deck tiles, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Outdoor Appliances, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch, round deck, curved deck, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Thursday, December 26, 2019

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Outdoor heating is a must and and fire is......cool!  Whats the best way to heat your outdoor space and make it look great?

EcoSmart backyard fire pit installation

Things to Considerations when Building a Fire Feature in your Outdoor Space

One of the most common add-ons for decks and patios is a fire feature. Whether it’s for the ambiance, the look, the functionality, or some combination thereof, backyard fire pits are extremely popular outdoor living space accessories in Maryland, Virginia, and the District. While there's no universal standard to what makes the most effective fire pit design, there are some guidelines you can discuss with your local deck contractor about pitfalls to avoid and possible issues to consider.

Best of 2020 Kitchen Design: Cooking Outdoors in Howard County

Posted in: Deck Design, outdoor kitchens, outdoor kitchen cabinets, deck add-ons, outdoor heaters, Premium Zuri decking, decks in Washington, D.C., Zuri decking questions, Outdoor Fireplaces, outdoor accessories, EcoSmart Fireplaces, Trex Decking, glass roofs, fire pit, SCREENEZE, Outdoor Lighting, Portico, Motorized Outdoor Screening Systems, Mbrico, kitchen design, Zuri decks in Virginia, cooking, cooking outdoors, Phantom Retractable Screens, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Outdoor Appliances, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Monday, December 16, 2019

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The most ground-level deck (portion closest to the driveway) connects the front pathway, rear garage exit, and sun room exit to the backyard. It features a wide, curved staircase and other landings to accommodate the various entry and exit points, as well as an upper grilling space/alternative grill and barbecue area to the pavilion.

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.