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Why You Shouldn’t Rule Out a Metal Deck

July 3, 2018
Category: Decking Materials

When you think of building your own custom deck, your go-to building material is probably some type of wood. This makes sense–most decks use this material, and can last for decades if they’re taken care of properly. However, wood is not the only material you can use to build your own custom deck.…

7 Features Your Custom Deck Must Have

June 4, 2018
Category: Custom Decks

So, you’ve decided to build a custom deck? Congrats! This is your chance to add originality and individuality to your landscape. Your deck’s appearance isn’t all about decor; in order to really wow the neighborhood with your custom deck, you’re going to need to consider some custom design aspects.…

Best Ways to Create Shade on Your Deck

May 3, 2018
Category: Deck Furniture

Is your deck too hot to enjoy in late summer? Without a little shade, it’s easy to mistake your deck for a very large frying pan where you are the egg. Luckily, there are easy ways to add a little shade to your deck area to keep you cool.…

What Does Custom Decking Mean?

April 4, 2018
Category: Custom Decks

Interested in building a custom deck for the coming warm seasons? Well, building a deck is more than just dreaming up a design and putting it into action. If you want to build that custom deck as quickly as possible before the warm weather arrives, you’ll want to know the ins and outs of custom decking.…

Metal Deck Framing Through Trex Elevations

March 5, 2018
Category: Deck Construction, Decking Materials

In preparation for imagining your brand new deck, have you considered the importance of its substructure? This aspect of a deck is just as important as its surface. The support is what keeps your deck standing throughout the test of time, meaning that it’s going to last much longer with a better support system.…

What Damage Can Snow do to a Deck?

February 5, 2018
Category: Deck Maintenance

Now that winter is here, we’re going to get hit with heavy snowfall sometime soon. Maryland weather is unpredictable–our actual snowfall could be minimal, or we could have a blizzard next week. Knowing that your home is fully protected and safeguarded from snow damage is an important part of being a homeowner.…

The Best Types of Wood for a New Deck

January 3, 2018
Category: Decking Materials

Thinking of investing in a new wooden deck? Great choice! The next step is finding the perfect material with which to create your dream deck. Wood is the most common option, and is generally the least expensive. There are so many factors to consider when thinking about which wood to choose–how fast it rots, how well it holds against time, how durable it can be.…

How to Pressure Wash your Deck

December 5, 2017
Category: Deck Maintenance

Over time, grime can build up on your wooden deck making it look…bad. It’s ugly, and it doesn’t compliment the time and effort you put into creating your perfect deck. There are deck brighteners and cleaners you can use to strip away this grime, but it presents a terrible risk.…

The Trex Rain Escape

November 29, 2017
Category: Custom Decks, Decking Materials

Ever wonder how to make the space under your deck more usable, even when it is raining? Trex just introduced a product which can make this doable! The Trex Rain Escape is a new trough system which Custom Deck Builders can install for you today.…

Curved Deck Building Company

November 15, 2017
Category: Custom Decks

These days, elaborate deck design trends are sweeping the nation. It makes sense–when building your deck, you’re going to want to invest in something spectacular. A curved deck building company can help you with that. With all the details that are needed in order to construct a curved deck, you’ll want to hire a professional like Custom Deck Builders. …

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