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What is the Process for Getting Materials up to a Rooftop Deck in 2019?

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James Moylan

Monday, December 10, 2018

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Why Cranes Are a Necessity for Rooftop Deck Builders and Deck Projects in Washington, DC

If you live in the Washington, DC, area and you’re considering a rooftop deck addition, you might be wondering about the logistics of how your build firm will get all those materials to the roof itself. If you’re curious about how this process works, you’re not alone. Rooftop decks present some very unique challenges for builders, and especially in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area, it’s important to understand the logistical and financial ramifications of hauling all those heavy materials to your roof.

How Long Does it Take to Get a Permit for a Rooftop Deck in Washington, DC?

Posted in: Deck Permits, Deck Contractor Permits, hire a decking contractor, deck builders, building permits, deck contractors, decks in Washington, D.C., rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck

James Moylan

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

danver stainless outdoor kitchen on a rooftop deck at night

Building a rooftop deck in the Washington, DC, area is a great way to add style, sophistication, and value to your home, but the permit process can be challenging and, at times, frustrating. So, how long should a DC homeowner anticipate waiting for permits on a new rooftop deck construction, and what factors affect that wait time?

How Much Does it Cost to Close a Road While Building a Rooftop Deck in Washington, DC

Posted in: deck questions, Hire a Contractor, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck

James Moylan

Monday, December 03, 2018

rooftop deck in Baltimore, MD

Road Closure during a Washington, DC, Rooftop Deck Project: Process and Project Cost

Adding a rooftop deck to any Washington, DC house can be a great way to create a unique, relaxing space in your home, but the best way to ensure a smooth home construction project is for homeowners to go in with realistic expectations. Given that, it’s important to know that a build of this kind can be disruptive. You’ll almost certainly have to navigate a road closure to accommodate the building equipment, and this process can be involved and costly. So, what exactly can you expect to pay, and what specifically does this process entail?

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.

5 Commonly Ignored Considerations for Building a Rooftop Deck

Posted in: Deck Design, Deck Care, rooftop decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck

James Moylan

Thursday, November 08, 2018

rooftop deck in Baltimore, Maryland after a four years of care and deck maintenance.

What to consider before building a rooftop deck in Washington, DC

Rooftop decks are becoming increasingly popular in the Washington, DC, area, and it’s easy to see why. A rooftop deck can provide lovely views, as well as a private, secluded area in your home to relax and to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you’re thinking about adding one of these structures to your home, here are five things you should keep in mind before you get too far in the planning process.

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