Blog | Decks

Advantages of a Cantilever Deck


Do you want to improve the looks of your home? If so, why not try building a cantilever deck instead of the traditional one. There are lots of goods reasons why a cantilever deck is very popular not only in the US but also all over the world. Perhaps it is due to the many[…] Read more…

When to Build a Freestanding Deck


When someone says “deck,” you probably picture a structure attached to the back of the house and used for grilling, relaxing and outdoor dining. And that is indeed a very common type of deck, but it’s not the only one. While many homeowners prefer their decks to be physically attached to the house, some choose[…] Read more…

3 Types of Wood Decking for Your New Deck


So you’ve settled on a wooden deck? That’s a great choice if you are looking for an inexpensive solution and don’t mind the maintenance. But now you have another difficult choice to make: which type of wood should you use? There is pressure-treated wood, redwood, cedar, exotic hardwood and many other varieties to choose from.[…] Read more…

Can a Deck Cost be Recouped at Resale?


When planning to add such a prominent feature as a deck, many homeowners think long-term and ask themselves whether it’s worth it. Will they be able to get their investment back when it’s time to sell the house? As Maryland deck contractors, we get asked this question a lot as well. And here is the[…] Read more…

4 Decisions to Make Before Building a Deck


As the temperatures keep dropping here in Maryland, now is the perfect time to bundle up in blankets in front of your fireplace and start planning your new deck. The earlier you can start building, the more likely your deck will be fully finished for the spring cookout season. In many ways, how your deck[…] Read more…

5 Ideas for a Ground-Level Deck


Not everyone has the the space, the funds or the need for a large, multi-level deck. Meanwhile, compact platform decks are just as usable and attractive, and are perfect for ranchers and other single-level homes. Whether you want a place for your grill and family meals, a private retreat for you and your spouse, or[…] Read more…

How Big Should I Go When Building a Deck?


As Maryland deck contractors, we get a variety of requests from our customers. Some want it bigger, some want it wider, some want it wrapped around the house! Deciding on the perfect deck design for your needs can be difficult when there are so many options. But bigger isn’t always better, and, in fact, building[…] Read more…

Consider Zoning Regulations When Building Your Deck


Being a homeowner comes with many responsibilities and many rules as well. Just when you think you have your own home to do whatever you want, the city or county authorities come in to “rain on your parade.” In fact, this homeowner has recently received an order from the city to reduce the size of[…] Read more…

5 Signs it’s Time for a New Deck


While decks are built to last, they are not built to last forever. There will come the time when your deck will reach the end of its lifespan, and it’s important to take action when this happens. Our Carroll County deck contractors have worked on many different deck replacement projects and we are familiar with[…] Read more…

5 Deck Building Mistakes to Avoid


Spring is the busiest season for Maryland deck builders. Many homeowners are in a rush to get their decks “up and running,” so that they can start enjoying the warm weather. If you plan on getting a deck built this spring, make sure to take the time to consider every aspect of design and construction.[…] Read more…

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