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Turn Your Patio From Slab To Fab

As the outdoor living industry continues to evolve, homeowners are starting to turn basic concrete patios into more interesting outdoor living spaces with less maintenance by covering them with a composite deck. Some may wonder if you can build a composite deck over a concrete slab. The answer is yes. If you're looking to give your boring, concrete patio a refresh and make it look updated, resurfacing is an uncomplicated option. Here are a few considerations before you take your patio from slab...

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Build With A Deckorators Certified Pro

Are You Ready for Building Season? Not up to speed on the latest trends? Don’t have experience in major outdoor renovations? Is your calendar too hectic for home projects? Not to worry. We understand choosing a decking contractor is a big decision. Customers want quality products, superior customer service and an experienced partner. Our Certified Pros meet these criteria as trained, licensed and insured installation professionals.   By utilizing a Deckorators Certified Pro, you can...

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Spring Spruce-Ups For Your Outdoor Space

Warmer weather is upon us, which means we finally break free from a long winter season of being cooped up indoors and spend the longer evening hours outdoors. As we head into the spring season, there is typically maintenance to complete to your home’s exterior and landscaping to get you into the full swing of summer. Clean Your Deck and Home Exterior Your deck, patio, driveway and siding probably took a beating over the past year. Falling leaves likely left tannins that stain flat surfaces...

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Deck Design 101 - Where Do I Start?

You've decided to add a new deck to your home. Great choice! The first step is to choose a few key design elements that will best suit your needs and taste. While the size of your house and yard — along with your budget — will influence your options, there are a lot of choices to be made during this important planning phase. Standard or Custom Layout? If you have a smaller backyard, a limited budget or prefer the minimalist approach to outdoor spaces, you'll likely choose a simple de...

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2022 Outdoor Living Trends

Planning on tackling a new deck build or renovation in 2022? If so, congratulations! Now is the perfect time to start planning for the coming spring. To help spark some ideas, we’re sharing some of the hottest outdoor living trends you can expect to see in 2022. Customized Spaces It’s no surprise that more and more people are moving away from cookie-cutter decks towards established outdoor areas designed for dining, lounging, cooking, and more. Deck inlays (What is a Deck Inlay?) a...

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