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4 Outdoor Living Ideas for 2022

Homeowners are continuing to make their outdoor living upgrades a top priority-and with good reason. Outdoor living spaces ca...

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Pergolas

A Straightforward Guide to Selecting and Placing a Pergola

The results are in. According to Architectural Digest, pergolas are one of the top 10 most popular trends in the past year, a...

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Railing

5 Deck Railing Ideas as You Plan for Warmer Weather

Winter is when outdoor upgrades tend to slow down. The short days and cold weather can make even the most ardent outdoor enth...

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Fencing

3 Popular Yard Fencing Styles

Forbes has dubbed 2021 the “Year of the Yard” since so many homeowners have decided to improve their outdoor spaces, a trend...

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Fencing

How to Choose the Type and Material for Your Yard Fence

Good fences might indeed make good neighbors, but with the right type, color, and height they can also, according to industry...

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Pergolas

Pergolas vs. Patio Covers: Choosing a Shelter for Your Outdoor Space

For those who can’t get enough of the outdoors, lounging and dining in their open-air living space can be some of the most wh...

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Framing

How to Design Your Own Deck

When it comes to creating a beautiful deck that lasts for years to come, selecting wood-alternative deck building materials i...

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Pergolas

3 Creative Pergola Ideas to Try

There's no denying that fall has arrived. The sound of leaves crunching beneath your feet, the vibrant hues of the trees and...

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Framing

How to Frame a Deck with Steel: Your Top Questions Answered

Fall may be in full swing, but there’s never been a better time to build the sprawling backyard deck of your dreams – complet...

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Fencing

Installing a Privacy Fence: Choosing to DIY or Hire a Contractor

To DIY or not to DIY – is the question many find themselves asking when considering the best way to install a new privacy fen...

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Framing

4 Mistakes to Avoid: Deck Building the Right Way

Thinking of upgrading your outdoor space with a new deck? Deck building is an incredibly satisfying process - and for good re...

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Railing

Balcony Railings: Top Questions Addressed

According to the National Apartment Association, 2021 is experiencing a "balcony boom." Now ranked only second to rent conces...

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Pergolas

Why Are Steel Pergolas So Popular?

Given the continued fervor for outdoor home improvement projects, pergolas are popping up everywhere. Often used to "frame" a...

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Railing

What Are Deck Post Caps and Why Do You Need Them?

Think of your deck as a blank canvas. It's waiting for you to incorporate bold new accessories that reflect your desired desi...

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Framing

Q&A: Deck Stairs

A properly constructed stairway is one of the most critical elements of a deck project, providing function, safety and access...

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