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3 Reasons Why Trex is Ideal for Your Custom Deck

August 1, 2018
Category: Custom Decks, Decking Materials

As you think about your new, custom deck, the materials that you plan to use will be an important part of the plan. Composite decking is a highly durable option for your new deck, and Trex is one of the best brands on the market.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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 Different Types of Decking Materials

May 17, 2017
Category: Custom Decks, Decking Materials

Looking to add some livability your backyard living space? Having a new deck built offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun and entertainment for any time of year! Let’s take a look at some of the most popular decking materials used today.…

What Makes Trex Decking Special?

July 14, 2016
Category: Decking Materials

In the world of custom deck building there are few materials or wood options that get quite as much attention as Trex Decking. If you’re doing research on installing a new deck, you have surely come across Trex at some point.…

3 Types of Composite Decking You Should Know About

September 15, 2015
Category: Decking Materials

When you first look into adding a deck to your home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with your options. At Custom Deck Builders, our goal is to alleviate the stress you are feeling and help you get the deck of your dreams.…