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The Best Decking for Direct Sunlight Doesn’t Fade or Degrade After Years of Sun

The Best Decking for Direct Sunlight Doesn’t Fade or Degrade After Years of Sun

  I can’t count the times I’ve wandered out onto a southern exposure deck and found it cooked and grayed to the point of structural instability. Many times, these homes have been vacation
The Best Decking for a Hot Tub Stands Up to Moisture and Chlorine

The Best Decking for a Hot Tub Stands Up to Moisture and Chlorine

I spent some of the best years of my life living on the coast, building and repairing houses when I wasn’t enjoying the salty air. Almost every vacation rental I worked on had a hot tub on the
Composite Decking on a Pontoon Boat Stylishly Replaces Rotted Plywood

Composite Decking on a Pontoon Boat Stylishly Replaces Rotted Plywood

My all-time favorite weekend was one spent on a rented pontoon boat with close friends, lazily drifting down a river. One of these friends liked the experience so much that he made the effort to get
No Rot Decking Makes a Safe and Long-Lasting Deck

No Rot Decking Makes a Safe and Long-Lasting Deck

When I was a kid visiting my grandparents’ house, I looked forward to the summer rain. It would wet the wooden walkways and decks that wound through my grandmother’s backyard garden, and they’d
Composite Deck Railing Posts Seamlessly Blend Railings and Decking

Composite Deck Railing Posts Seamlessly Blend Railings and Decking

A friend with whom I used to work managed to buy a house on the shore in Cape Canaveral not too long ago. When it came time to build a deck in the backyard, he called me up. We used to work together
Front Yard Deck Design Ideas Create Welcoming Homes and Entryways

Front Yard Deck Design Ideas Create Welcoming Homes and Entryways

Near downtown Orlando, in a neighborhood called Thornton Park, there’s a home built in the 1920s that has been renovated so many times that it is listed simply as a ‘bungalow-style bungalow.’
Waterproof Composite Decking Material Creates a Long-Lasting Deck in Any Climate

Waterproof Composite Decking Material Creates a Long-Lasting Deck in Any Climate

Growing up along the Florida coast, I had several friends who complained about the heat, humidity, thunderous summer rainstorms, and the endless bugs. One of my friends decided she’d had enough of
No Fade Composite Decking Can Keep Your Deck Looking New for Years

No Fade Composite Decking Can Keep Your Deck Looking New for Years

A friend of mine had a great year at work, becoming the number one salesperson in the company. This was reflected in her Christmas bonus, and it allowed her to purchase new patio furniture to put on
Composite Decking over a Concrete Porch Gives a Backyard New Life

Composite Decking over a Concrete Porch Gives a Backyard New Life

I hadn’t seen my cousin in over a year, so when I had some free time I decided to make the drive to her house. I was surprised to see that she had two puffy eyes and a rag held to her nose when she