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How to Properly Install and Use Outlets in a Screen Room in Washington, DC

Posted in: Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, porch topics, screen porch products, porch add-ons, outdoor accessories, Screened Porch in Virginia, Outdoor Lighting, building a deck, Electrical, Screen Room

James Moylan

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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What are the top 12 considerations for Installing and Using Outlets in a Screened-In Porch?

Installing exterior outlets in your screened-in porch might seem like a minor design detail, but this process actually presents a few unique challenges to be aware of. Consider the following information when designing the layout of your outdoor space and making final decisions about which amenities to include.

Top 5 Things to Consider When Adding Electric to a Screened Porch

Posted in: Screen-Porch Design Tips, retractable screen porch, patio questions, electric heaters, porch topics, screen porch products, Screened Porch in Virginia, Outdoor Lighting, Motorized Porch Screens, Motorized Outdoor Screening Systems, Automatic Porch Screens, snowmelt system

James Moylan

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

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Adding Electric and Lighting to a Screened Porch: 5 Things to Consider

Adding electrical and lighting elements to a screened-in porch is a great way to make the space as comfortable, usable, and functional as any interior area. However, as with any construction project, there are some considerations to keep in mind before you jump headfirst into the work. Here are the top five things to think through as you plan and design your ideal screened-in porch.

What is the Origin of the SCREENEZE screening system?

Posted in: Deck Screens, Screen Porch Screens, Screened Porch in Virginia, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system

James Moylan

Thursday, December 08, 2016

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What Is the Origin of the SCREENEZE Patio Screens Story?

SCREENEZE is one of the industry leaders today in the fixed exterior screen market. The company, however, had humble beginnings and grew into the success it currently enjoys. Rooted in a construction background, the inventor, president, and employees of SCREENEZE have always looked to improve their products with the overall experience and satisfaction of their customers in mind—and they look to continue with that mind-set in the years to come.

Best Ways to Utilize Your Screen Room Year-Round in Bethesda, Maryland

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, retractable screen porch, porch topics, screen porch products, porch add-ons, Porch and Deck Care, Screened Porch in Virginia, Porch and Deck Accessories, Motorized Porch Screens, Automatic Porch Screens

James Moylan

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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If you live in Bethesda, Maryland and are entertaining the idea of building an outdoor screen room, you want to invest in creating a space that's as functional year-round as possible. This translates to designing a screened porch area that's comfortable and usable for as many months of the year as you can. Luckily, there are many ways to ensure your outdoor living space is fortified against bugs and the elements.

Why Can Screened Porches Cost a Lot of Money?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch Tips, Screen Porch Questions, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, Screen-Porch Design Tips, retractable screen porch, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets, screen porch products, Screened Porch in Virginia, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system, Motorized Porch Screens, Motorized Outdoor Screening Systems, Automatic Porch Screens, cooking outdoors, kitchen appliances

James Moylan

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Why screened rooms can cost more money than you think

As with anything, home-improvement projects vary greatly in cost. However, as a general rule, you get what you pay for. That is, if a high-end, high-quality screen porch is what you want, you will need to pay for the correspondingly high-quality materials and labor.

If you’re seriously thinking about adding a screen porch, deck, or other outdoor living space to your home, consider the following factors that can affect the final price. That way, you won’t be surprised either way about the total when it comes time to actually get quotes and build.