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2020 Outdoor Deck Trends

Create an outdoor space that your family and friends will rave about in 2020! The best way to boost outdoor appeal is to keep an eye out for up-and-coming outdoor design trends. Start planning your future deck build or renovations by keeping in mind these five deck trends you’ll see in 2020. Natural Wood Elements In recent years, cool gray tones were the popular choice for decking. While outdoor spaces are still leaning toward neutral colors and earthy tones, we’re seeing an uptick ...

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The Ultimate Curb Appeal

A front porch is the first impression of your home for neighbors, guests and, if you’re in the market for selling, potential home buyers. The porch space is the perfect opportunity to create an inviting environment. The possibilities are endless when it comes to ways to give your home a boost in curb appeal that will be sure to impress anyone who passes by. Create a Statement Don’t be afraid to go bold and create a statement with your front door. Your front door can easily represent...

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Building Features You Won’t Want To Forget About

Let's take a look at some of our Certified Pro deck builds and see how they created customized outdoor spaces for their customers that are beyond ordinary.  1. Bench Border  Building a bench around the perimeter of your deck is a great way to add additional built-in seating. Certified Pro John Deagle from Tara Hill Construction nailed this project by creating a wraparound bench that is both visually appealing and functional. Deck built by Tara Hill Construction from Calgary, AB. 2. Sh...

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4 Tips to Refresh Your Outdoor Space

You may be thinking it's too late for updates to your deck, or maybe you currently don’t have the time to take on any big outdoor projects. Rest assured, there are other ways to bring your space back to life with these four quick and easy deck updates. Define Your Space Before you can do anything to your deck, create an open space for a fresh start. Remove everything that’s currently on your deck and give yourself a clean foundation to work with. If you need to wash your deck, we re...

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The Perfect Railing for Your Deck

After you’ve made your decision on the decking color and material you want for your deck, it’s time to start thinking about the next step: railing. The railing that you choose to install on your new deck is an important choice. Railing is something that will always be in plain sight, and you won’t want to overlook the significance of choosing the right railing system. With a broad array of railing colors and styles to choose from, the process of selecting the perfect railing c...

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