Deck Lighting – Making the Outdoor Environment Safe

patio coverBuilding decks is all about creating a splendid environment for outdoor activities and entertainment. And you certainly don’t want to do that in the dark. When it comes to choosing deck lighting, it’s not only about throwing a few fixtures here and there, randomly. It’s about creating the right environment for all activities. It’s also about feeling safe. It’s about increasing security too. Should we shed some light on how to make your outdoor decking a safe place? Read More

Hardwood Decking – Marvel in Your Backyard

deck constructionWords cannot really do justice to the breath-taking beauty of hardwood decks. The elegance of hardwoods is one of the elements that makes them some of the most sought-after timbers for deck construction, despite the high price. All the same, they deserve all the credits and are, definitely, worth the extra expense. Read More

Wood Deck Rotting, the Enemy within

Cleaning the deckWood decks are beautiful but come with the risk of rotting. Does this imply that all wooden decks are going to rot one day? Not exactly, although the possibility is high. Read More

How to Expand the Backyard Living Space

deck contractorCreating your very own urban oasis with an unparalleled ambience right there in your backyard may not be a tiny project, but it’s totally worth it. That’s if you love the outdoors and love even more spending time out there with friends and family, alone or with a book as your only companion. Read More

Bring Summer Cheers to Your Deck

bring summer cheers to the deckWhile spring is the colorful season, we want to take all these cheerful greens, pinks, and yellows to our summer deck. After all, outdoor decks are used mostly in the summer. Read More

Deck Skirting Ideas

Pergolas_Builder_San_Jose_CAThe day you’ll meet with your local deck contractor is just around the corner and despite the excitement, there’s one thing worrying you. What about this eyesore empty space under the elevated wood deck? If it’s not too tall to use it or too short to ignore it, then what? Read More

Patio Cover vs Pergola

pergola tarpTo enjoy the outdoor decking area, you need some form of protection from the sun, the rain, the wind – the elements. Don’t you? Read More