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How Much Will My Deckorators Composite Deck Cost?

When it comes to any home improvement project, cost is a major consideration. Whether you are taking the DIY approach or hiring a contractor, taking the time to understand the costs associated with your project is important. There are three factors you need to consider: size, materials and labor. Size The size of your composite deck plays a significant role in the overall cost of your project. Traditional square and rectangular-shaped decks tend to be more affordable and DIY-friendly compared to...

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5 Ways to Carry Interior Trends Outside

Most of us have heard the phrase “bringing the outside in,” but how about turning your attention to “bringing the inside out”? Making an outdoor space an extension of your home’s interior means you’ll have not only an extra “room” to enjoy but also a harmonious flow between both areas. By using the best materials, colors and styles available, you’ll be able to beautifully blend the boundaries. Get On Board With Gray Colors play a big part in ...

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Build More Than Just a Deck

If you’re heading down the road of updating your outdoor living space, you may wonder what you can add to customize the outside of your home besides a new deck. At the onset of such a large project, many homeowners take a step back and evaluate the outside of their home as a whole, often leading them to consider what additional items they may want during the construction process. While working with professional contractors, it often makes sense to book all outdoor renovations at once, rath...

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How to Choose a Deck Board

Building a new deck is a big project to take on, but one with a large return on investment. Choosing the right materials is likely the most important, yet the most difficult decision to make during the planning process. The word “composite” is used frequently, but with so many options, how do you know which is best? We’ve outlined the key features and benefits between choosing traditional lumber, wood-plastic composite and mineral-based composite. Treated Lumber Decking Histor...

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4 Ways to Create Your Backyard Oasis

Regardless of the amount of time that you spend in your backyard, your outdoor space should be enjoyed to the fullest. Whether you work from home or only have the opportunity to enjoy your backyard after your commute, you should get the most out of your outdoor living space. Create your own outdoor oasis with these four tips. Privatize Your Deck If you want to add a secluded space to your backyard, consider adding a privacy panel. Modern panels can be constructed with treated lumber, lattice or ...

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