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Fencing

The Great Debate: Wood vs. Metal Fencing

With all of the care that goes into creating a beautiful outdoor living space—from weekly lawn mowing to dirt stained jeans f...

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Framing

Before You Start Deck Framing: 3 Things You Need to Know

The deck has become a backyard staple, serving as an entertainment venue for summer barbeques, afternoons lounging by the poo...

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Fortress

FBP Donates Railing and Lighting to Support a Family in Need

It all started with a gift card. Ashley Campbell and his wife Amber own Decked Out Construction and Outdoor Living, and they...

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Railing

How to Build an Outdoor Living Space That Feels Like an Extension of Your Home

Picture this: a backyard sanctuary that invites you to lounge with a good book, grill with a cold drink in hand, and laugh wi...

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Fencing

Classic Fence Ideas for Colonial Style Homes

For a good year, I found myself working in an old New England neighborhood that was filled with colonial revival and colonial...

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Fencing

Top Pool Safety for Your Backyard

When temperatures rise, a dip in the pool is understandably appealing. And because swimming pools are so tempting, pool owner...

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Railing

Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Custom Railing

Spring brings dreams of spending time outdoors on front porches and backyard decks. Right now is a great time to take your h...

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Fencing

The Best Fence for a Wet Area Has a Tough, Multi-Layered Coating

Much of my building career has taken place in very moist and rainy climates, the kind of places where it rains so much that p...

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Railing

DIY Glass Railings: Installing a Glass Railing on Your Deck Is Easy

I think glass is one of the best ways to make any deck immediately elegant. Glass gives a touch of simple style to any style...

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Railing

Easy Iron Baluster Installation: How to Attach Balusters Using Hidden Connectors

A few years ago, I had the job of helping an old contractor friend put in some railing at his house. I was essentially cuttin...

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Railing

When Is It Time to Replace Your Deck Railing?

Nothing lasts forever. That's what I told a friend who asked for advice on a wobbly deck railing. Turns out, that wobbly deck...

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Railing

LED Lighting for Your Stair Railings Adds Ambiance to Your Stair Area

LED lighting is all the rage these days. To me, at least, it seems like it's everywhere. Good lighting can add ambiance and b...

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Railing

Opening Your Home to the View with Minimalist Balcony Railings

Minimalist Balcony Railings Come in Many Styles Minimalism, when applied to railings, is about keeping things as open as poss...

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Fencing

Custom Made Steel Gates Keep Properties Secure with Style

I've lived in several apartments complexes in my life. The advertisements for these apartments often boast that the complexes...

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Fencing

Finding Attractive Fencing That Looks Like Wrought Iron

Speaking from personal experience as a welder, steel is a lot easier to work with than iron. If someone manages to break a pi...

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