Deck and Patio Blog

Add a sunroom over the winter

February 23, 2018
Category: Decks

You might not think of winter as a time to jump-start your outdoor home projects, but there are plenty of advantages to scheduling home improvements during the off-season. Consider the prices of candy in the weeks leading up to Halloween. They’re much higher than they are the day after Halloween, right? That’s because prices usually […]

What is the Frost Line in Maryland?

February 20, 2018
Category: Decks

If you are considering adding a deck onto your home in Maryland, there are some things you’ll need to take into consideration when planning. One of these things is the frost line. But what is a frost line? And what does it have to do with building a deck? Let’s look more closely at what […]

Why Does my Deck Pop in the Winter?

February 5, 2018
Category: Decks

Imagine you’re curled up on the couch watching a movie when you suddenly hear a loud pop come from outside your home. If you live in an area with below freezing temperatures and have a deck, this startling sound could be all too familiar for you. During the winter months it is fairly common for […]

Do you Need a Permit to Build a Deck?

January 31, 2018
Category: Decks

If you plan to build a deck in the near future, one of the first things you will want to do is obtain a permit. While every county has different regulations about what is required to build a deck, a permit is required in every case. But do you really need it? What happens if […]

Deck Privacy Options

January 24, 2018
Category: Decks

Decks are great for outdoor gatherings and entertainment, but there are going to be times when you want to relax in your outdoor living space more privately. Check out these tips for making your deck a more private place to spend time! A Way to Relax in Private There are many ways you can make […]

Unique Outdoor Fire Features

January 17, 2018
Category: General

It’s the perfect time of year for gathering around the fire with friends and family. Check out some unique fire features you can add to your deck or patio that will allow you to enjoy your backyard during the colder months of the year! Concrete Fire Pit Pits can be made from fire-resistant concrete and […]

Decking Trends for 2018

January 10, 2018
Category: Decks

It may be cold now and adding a deck to your home may be the last thing on your mind, but it’s never too early to start planning for spring! Every year, home trends change and they can be hard to keep up with. However, 2018 is all about simplicity. Outdoor spaces are no exception […]

Rock Salt and Your Patio

January 3, 2018
Category: Patios

It’s tempting to douse everything in rock salt when snow is coming. However, it’s important to remember that rock salt can completely destroy a patio, particularly a stone patio or walkway. Rock salt and similarly-based de-icers can cause untold damage. Read on to learn more about the dangers of rock salt, and what you can […]

How to Maintain your Deck Over the Winter

December 27, 2017
Category: Decks

Winter deck maintenance is an important part of keeping your deck in great shape. All seasons require a special and specific kind of care, and winter is no different. Winters can be harsh and unforgiving to your deck. Protecting your deck from the winter elements will ensure that you get the most life out of […]

Different Types of Decking Materials

December 19, 2017
Category: Decks

Time for a new deck? The first step in designing your new deck is picking out which material to use. Take a look at the most popular types and choose which one is right for you: Pressure Treated Decks The traditional decking material most commonly used for building home decks. Pressured treated decking is made […]

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Anne Arundel County Deck and Patio Contractor: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Gambrills (21054), Glen Burnie (21060, 21061), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Pasadena (21122), Severn (21144), Severna Park (21146).

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Calvert County Deck and Patio Contractor: Dunkirk (20754), Chesapeake Beach (20732), North Beach (20714), Prince Frederick (20678), Owings (20736), Solomons (20688).

Charles County Deck and Patio Contractor: La Plata (20646), Port Tobacco (20677), Rock Point (20682), Waldorf (20601, 20602, 20603)

Howard County Deck and Patio Contractor: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County Deck and Patio Contractor: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

Prince George's County Deck and Patio Contractor: Bowie (20715, 20716, 20720, 20721), Beltsville (20705), Adelphi (20783), College Park (20740,20742), Greenbelt (25689), Hyattsville (20781, 20782, 20783, 20784), Landover (20785), Laurel (20707, 20723), Springdale (20774), Upper Marlboro (20772, 20774), Woodlawn (21207).

St. Marys County Deck and Patio Contractor: Leonardtown (20650), Mechanicsville (20659), Lexington Park (20653), Piney Point (20674), Tall Timbers (20690)