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What Size Deck Should I Get?

April 28, 2014
Category: General

Most homeowners are aware that adding a deck to the property is a great value addition, both in terms of the actual money recouped on the project when the house is sold, and also in terms of life quality. It’s estimated that when a house with an added deck is sold, the homeowner will recoup 82% of the cost, which is a wonderful return.…

4 Ways to Protect Your Deck

February 28, 2014
Category: General

For decades, decks have been popular home features, as they allow homeowners to enjoy the great outdoors without actually leaving home. From barbeques, to pool parties, or simple days of relaxation, your deck provides the perfect space for hosting a variety of social functions.…

Accenting your Deck with Lighting

January 21, 2014
Category: General

Deck lighting is a great way to enhance the beauty and elegance of your deck.  There are a variety of different deck lighting products available, each with their own look and functionality.  Below are some of the more popular choices.  Stair Lighting  The lights found in stairs or steps are typically smaller and can be mounted in the risers or underneath the steps. …

Accenting your Home with Trim Work

December 23, 2013
Category: General

You’ve finished painting the walls, all the furniture is in place, the pictures have been hung – does this mean you’re finally done decorating? Not if you’ve neglected to add trim work to your home! Adding decorative wood trim can pull together all of the components of a room, giving the space that added degree of polish you’ve been looking for.…

Reinvent Your Home with New Siding

November 21, 2013
Category: General

If you are searching for a simple project that can greatly increase the value of your home and bring a high return on investment (ROI), new siding is the choice for you. New siding is not a major update to your home, but it provides you with a lot of benefits.…

Improve Your Home with a Finished Basement

October 29, 2013
Category: General

Imagine: adding a whole new usable floor to your house, sometimes almost doubling its total space! The possibilities are endless. But we’re not talking about a third level, and chances are you might already have this square footage just waiting to be tapped: your basement!…

Common Roof Problems

September 30, 2013
Category: General

The roof is the part of your house most exposed to the elements. It has to deal with weather, temperature, sun, and even animals. These factors can result in a plethora of roof issues. Shingle Damage Shingle damage can be caused by a variety of things, including heavy rain, hail, and even hot temperatures.…

Recent Deck Project: Before and After

August 22, 2013
Category: General

The before photo shows the existing deck that we completely tore down. The homeowners were tired of painting it and keeping up with the maintenance of a deck that was nearly 20 years old. The after photo shows the new deck that we built a little larger than the original.…

Siding and Insulation FAQ

July 23, 2013
Category: General

If your home is having some issues with its insulation – letting the cool air escape in the summer and letting costly heat out in the winter – you may be having some problems with your home’s siding. If you have questions about your siding and insulation, look no further!…

Gazebo FAQ

June 19, 2013
Category: General

Are you looking to improve the overall aesthetic of your yard? Would you like to create an outdoor sitting area that people could enjoy, rain or shine? A customized gazebo from Custom Deck Builders LLC could be the answer. What is a gazebo?…

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