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  • deck posts
    On Deck Post Systems

    Our remodeling company was recently called to repair a leaking second story deck. The deck is located on the windward side of the house and leaks were showing up at adjacent interior walls and ceilings. Needless to...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
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  • On Fence Building

    About two years ago we had a storm in our area that took down half the fences in our yard. In fact, fences were blown over throughout our entire county – according to our insurance adjustor. What...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Building Deck Stairs

    If you have plans for a deck that consists of more than one level or will be more than about 15 inches above the ground, it will need stairs. Stairs can be one of the most challenging...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • Wood Deck Maintenance

    We just gave a wedding shower for our cousin’s son. We decided that the theme would be a luau and thought that it would be really cool if we had it outside. Hello garden, goodbye house! We...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • Decking Over A Slab

    Concrete makes a great patio. It takes irregularity out of the grade, produces an interesting and easy to maintain surface, it can be tooled as a surface-drain to distribute water away from the home in any fashion...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • flag stone walkway
    What You Need To Know About A Flagstone Walkway

    A stone walkway is not only functional; it can do wonders to enhance the aesthetics of your yard. However, most folks regard stone as a finish reserved only for the rich and famous. While this may be...

    • Posted October 10, 2015
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  • staining a deck
    How to Build a Redwood Deck

    Warm weather always seems to bring out deck builders. So, we thought it would be an appropriate time to offer a few valuable tips on the subject. As with all good construction, the quality of a wood...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • Fence Obstructions

    It is said, “good fences make for good neighbors.” Which is true. However, good fences also provide a margin of safety and security as well. While keeping your children and pets contained on your property – or...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • staining a deck
    Building A Redwood Deck

    The addition of a wood deck is an easy and economical way to improve your home. Deck construction is uncomplicated and is, therefore, a manageable undertaking for someone who doesn’t have a great deal of construction experience....

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Deck & Patio Summer Updates

       It’s time to get your deck or patio ready for summer living by giving it a safety check and improve the livability by adding lighting. Spruce it up with new bright cushions and color then enjoy ! Thank you to our...

    • Posted June 6, 2015
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