Add economical living space with an outdoor room

April 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on Add economical living space with an outdoor room
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Budget-friendly, Deck and Patios, Home Remodeling, Patio 

Outdoor Room(BPT) – Adding living space to your home can be an expensive prospect. However, creating an outdoor room is a budget-friendly option that gives you more square footage, as well as additional opportunities to enjoy the season. As an extension of the home, outdoor rooms with decks or pergolas can be personalized to truly bring indoor comforts outside for relaxation and entertaining.

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Mix and match trend revolutionizing deck design

March 4, 2013 by · Comments Off on Mix and match trend revolutionizing deck design
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Exterior, Exterior Finishes, Landscaping 

deck trends(BPT) – When it comes to fashion faux pas, the only thing worse than clashing patterns is overly matching every item. Mixing and matching creates exciting contrast – and not just when you dress yourself, but also when you “dress up” your home. The trend toward mixing colors and materials has made its way outdoors, with enterprising homeowners getting creative with their decks.

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Do-it-yourself deck-building tips

May 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Do-It-Yourself, Home Remodeling, Patio 

deck design(ARA) – Looking for a way to enhance the use and enjoyment of your outdoor space? A deck addition may be the solution. A deck creates a designated area for entertaining and relaxing outdoors, while increasing homeowner satisfaction and home value. If you’re a motivated do-it-yourselfer, building your own deck can be a fun and rewarding challenge that saves you money and ensures your outdoor space is tailored to suit you and your home.
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Top deck trends for summer 2012

April 18, 2012 by · Comments Off on Top deck trends for summer 2012
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Exterior, Home Remodeling, Landscaping 

Deck trends(ARA) – It’s that time of year when homeowners are lured outside by the warm, sunny weather. Is your outdoor space ready to be enjoyed to the fullest? If your deck or patio needs updating, catching up on the top design innovations and trends will help you create an inviting area that will add value to your home investment.

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Pointers for prepping your deck and backyard for summer fun

March 29, 2012 by · Comments Off on Pointers for prepping your deck and backyard for summer fun
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Landscaping 

deck and backyard(ARA) – Warm weather is here to stay, which means people everywhere are spending more time outdoors. If the sunshine, gentle breeze and chirping birds are calling your family outside to enjoy some fresh air, it’s time to get your outdoor space ready for fun activities. With some smart home improvements, you can easily prep your patio and deck for a full season of enjoyment.
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How to green your outdoor living space

March 23, 2012 by · Comments Off on How to green your outdoor living space
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Green Remodeling, Home Remodeling, Landscapeing Ideas, Landscaping 

Deck(ARA) – With the housing market still in recovery, many American homeowners are choosing to stay put and renovate. Whether you’re updating the home you love or preparing your house for resale when the market finally turns around, your outdoor living space is a great place to start.

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Summer storm damage: What to look for and how to fix it

June 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Summer storm damage: What to look for and how to fix it
Filed under: Basement, Deck and Patios, Gutter, Roof, Roofing, Shingles 

Roof maintenance(ARA) – Storms are a natural part of summer. After a storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, take stock of your home and repair any minor damage caused by the storm. Repairing minor problems quickly can help ensure they don’t evolve into major headaches.

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Updating a deck? Trends and tips for great results

May 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Updating a deck? Trends and tips for great results
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Patio 

Build New Deck(ARA) – When it comes to home improvements that add value and enjoyment to your home, it’s hard to top the power of a great deck. In fact, a deck can return nearly 73 percent of your initial investment when you sell your home, according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2010 Cost vs. Value Report.

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Deck and porch railings not only enhance safety, but add decorative style as well

May 4, 2011 by · Comments Off on Deck and porch railings not only enhance safety, but add decorative style as well
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Do-It-Yourself, Landscaping 

(ARA) – For years, homeowners considered railing the icing on the cake when considering a deck – it was nice to have, but not essential.

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New Deck Trends Help Define Your Outdoor Living Area

April 16, 2009 by · Comments Off on New Deck Trends Help Define Your Outdoor Living Area
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Deck and Patios, Landscaping, Patio 

(ARA) – Just as your home’s decor is a statement of your taste and personality, so is your backyard. As the trend for enjoying customized decks and outdoor living space grows, personalized outdoor living areas are the latest in home improvement upgrades.

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