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Best Practices for Planning for Recessed Lights in 2019

Posted in: design aesthetic, design blog, outdoor accessories, Porch and Deck Accessories, Outdoor Lighting, Electrical

James Moylan

Monday, February 04, 2019

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How to Plan for Recessed Lights in a Custom Screened Porch Design in 2019 in Maryland and Virginia

Recessed lights can offer a streamlined, clean, modern look, so it’s little surprise they’re becoming increasingly popular not only in interior spaces but in outdoor living areas as well. If you’re considering recessed lighting for your screened-in porch, here are six factors to keep in mind before you take the plunge.

3 Tips for Building a Rooftop Deck for a Historical Home in Washington, DC

Posted in: Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Design, deck builders, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a rooftop deck, historic deck building

James Moylan

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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3 Important Things to Consider When Building a Rooftop Deck Design in Chevy Chase, Bethesda, or elsewhere in Washington, DC

Building in a historical zone is always challenging, and when that build involves something like a rooftop deck, the logistics of the project become even more complicated. That being said, it’s entirely possible to create a stunning rooftop deck in the Washington, DC, or Bethesda historical districts; there are just some important things to keep in mind before the project gets under way.

Low-Maintenance Decking Profile: Fiberon Horizon

Posted in: hire a decking contractor, low-maintenance decking, deck boards, Porch and Deck Accessories, green decking, Hire a Contractor, Fiberon, Fiberon Horizon

James Moylan

Friday, August 31, 2018

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Investing in Low-Maintenance Decking: What is Fiberon Horizon?

If you’re planning to invest in a beautiful deck, then a low-maintenance, high-enjoyment life is certainly your goal. Typical wood decks need to be cleaned, stained, and cared for to ensure their longevity. No doubt you’ve wondered if there are other options that will minimize caretaking responsibilities and expand your leisure time.

Considerations for Choosing the Right Low-Maintenance Decking Material

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks in Virginia, Deck Contratcors, Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Zuri Deck, Deck Products, Deck Tips, Deck Design, Deck Maintenance, deck builders, deck add-ons, deck topics, porch topics, deck boards, decking questions, deck contractors, Zuri decking questions, Trex Decking, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, green decking, Tile Decks, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia, AZEK

James Moylan

Monday, July 23, 2018

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Choosing the Right Materials for Your Deck Design in Maryland, Virginia or DC

Planning on building a new deck in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, DC? The biggest factor influencing a deck's longevity, apart from the design itself, is the decking material used in its construction. What the material is and how its maintained, whether its stained hardwood decking or low-maintenance deck boards, determines the difference between a deck that lasts decades and one that shows its age after only a few years.

Installation Guide for Proline Radiant Heating Systems

Posted in: deck add-ons, electric heaters, outdoor heating systems, porch add-ons, outdoor accessories, Porch and Deck Accessories, ProLine Radiant Heat, radiant heating systems

James Moylan

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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If you live in an area that experiences somewhat to extremely harsh winters, you know how dangerous and inconvenient snow and ice can be. When it builds up on your walkways, it’s everything from a nuisance to a safety hazard, which is why so many people are opting to install ProLine radiant heating systems into their patios. What exactly is this system, though, and what are the steps to getting one in your patio?