Build A Deck Or A Pergola, Avoid Winter Mud

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Winter is coming. Now this isn’t some plug for “Game of Thrones,” winter really is coming in a couple of months. And if you have some considerable unused backyard space the coming cold season may mean something quite unpleasant for you: mud. Now is the time to consider building a deck or a pergola atop that empty yard space and avoid winter mud. (more…)

Functional Timber Deck Balustrade Ideas

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At first glance there doesn’t seem to be much about balustrades and handrails for your timber deck. They’re essentially barriers that protect you from stepping over the edge of the deck. But apply some imagination and construction smarts and the humble railing can transform into something more. Here are some delightful timber deck balustrade ideas. (more…)

Build a Timber Deck During Easter Weekend

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Easter Weekend provides an incredible opportunity to go ahead with that timber decking project you’ve had in mind for so long but haven’t gotten started on yet, for whatever reason. (more…)

Start Your Decking Project On Adelaide Cup Weekend

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Everyone looks forward to Adelaide Cup Day, at least everyone in South Australia, that is. After all, it’s a long weekend that ends in a busy day of festivities at the Morphetville race track. But here’s an idea: why not spend the time getting started on that project you’ve been thinking of doing? Start your decking project on Adelaide Cup weekend and have your outdoor area ready by the time it’s footy season. (more…)

The Value of Trex Composite Decking’s 25-Year Warranty

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Image courtesy of Trex

What’s the value of an assurance? For a homeowner like you, an ironclad assurance (such as the 25-year warranty Trex offers on its composite decking boards) is the difference between anxious sleepless nights and worry-free confidence that your deck, patio or other outdoor living extension will serve you well for years to come. (more…)