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Deck or Patio: Which Is Right for You?

November 20, 2020 11:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to spend more time at home than we’re probably used to, and as a result you might be doing some rethinking about what you want your home to look and feel like, and how you want it to function. Your outdoor entertaining space is a big part of this, and deciding on installing a deck versus a patio in Birmingham, AL is a big choice to make. Both of these options have their strengths and weaknesses, and one might fit your home better than the other. Understanding what each can offer your... View Article

Top Remodeling Trends for Decks This Summer

May 17, 2019 10:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your deck is an important part of your house. Not only does it provide you with some extra functional space for the purpose of entertaining friends and family, but when kept in good condition it can also add a fair amount of value to your home. Of course, decks require a bit of maintenance to be kept in that good condition. If you have a wooden deck, for example, you may need to refinish it every several years. You might also seek to take on some more thorough remodeling jobs with your deck so you can get the kind of... View Article

What You Need to Know About Building a Deck

May 10, 2019 2:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Adding a deck or expanding your current one is a great way to add value to your home while creating a space to entertain friends and family. Though we don’t always recommend it (particularly if you’ve never built anything before), deck building can be a DIY project. That said, there are some things to keep in mind when it comes to decking in Birmingham, AL. Here’s what you need to consider when building a deck by yourself. Know your codes: First, look up your area’s regulations for building a deck. You may have HOA or city restrictions that say how... View Article

Seven Best Home Improvement Projects for Fall

October 12, 2018 10:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fall is a wonderful season full of crunchy leaves, Halloween, apple cider and cozy sweaters. Because of its moderate temperatures and mild weather, fall also happens to be a great time to get some remodeling projects done. Have you been thinking about adding some value to your home, or just freshening it up with a new look? If so, this season is a great time to finally do it! Here are seven ideas for home improvement in Birmingham, AL this fall: Cabinets: Cabinets are easy to overlook, but they really can make or break a room’s aesthetic. Shaker and flat-front... View Article

Do You Need a New Deck This Summer?

July 25, 2018 9:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy! You should be outside on your deck sipping an ice cold lemonade, making a barbecue dinner on your grill and generally just enjoying the beautiful weather. But that’s going to be hard to do if your deck in Birmingham, AL is shoddy or falling apart. Not only is that a visual turn-off—it’s also a major safety hazard. Here are a few of the signs that it might be time to replace your deck. Rotten deck posts Your deck posts are primarily responsible for holding your deck upright. Obviously, you want those posts to... View Article