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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. …

Deck Maintenance Tips

October 10, 2017
Category: Deck Construction

No backyard is complete without a beautiful deck. Used for cookouts, hangouts, or simple relaxation, decks provide the perfect platform for kicking back. They can be used throughout all seasons if cared for correctly. However, maintenance is a vital part of owning a deck, especially if you want to keep it beautiful!…

Why Composite Decking is so Popular

September 15, 2017
Category: Custom Decks, Decking Materials

Composite deck building is on the rise. The materials used are a mix of recycled wood and recycled plastic, is low-maintenance, and has many other benefits not available with traditional wood deck building. Spending the money on a composite deck is a big choice, and while composite decks are very popular, it’s important to look at the pros and cons before making any decisions.…

The Importance of Quality Deck Design

August 15, 2017
Category: Custom Decks, Deck Construction

No matter the season or time of day a quality, well-built deck is a place to relax, have dinner with family, or enjoy conversation under the stars. The journey to getting that perfect outdoor space can be a long one, though.…

How to Revive an Old Wood Deck

July 13, 2017
Category: Deck Maintenance

At minimum, a wood deck needs to be thoroughly washed with a deck scrubber and deck cleaning solution once a year, and every so often they will even need to be restained to touch up fading and keep them looking new.…

Tips for Hiring a Deck Builder in Maryland

June 15, 2017
Category: Custom Decks, Deck Construction

So, you need to hire a deck company to build you a new deck for your home or office. There’s a good chance you haven’t ever done this before, or it’s been years since you did last, so you’re probably wondering how to know who you should hire for the job.…

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