Keeping your deck well maintained in every season is essential to your family’s safety. By doing a brief inspection and performing some simple upkeep, you’ll have a sturdy, attractive outdoor living area that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Follow this handy maintenance checklist to ensure that your deck stays in good shape:
A wood deck is one of the best exterior features of a home, providing comfortable outdoor living space and a perfect place to gather and entertain. According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), there are approximately 45 million existing decks in North America, and yet only about 40% of them are considered to be completely safe. In order to ensure that your wood deck is safe and secure for regular use, there are some simple safety tips you need to know and follow.
When replacing an existing deck or installing a brand new one, the first step of the process is selecting the right decking material. There are two main options for homeowners to consider: wood and composite decking. Let’s take a closer look and compare the benefits and drawbacks of each type.
Winters in New England are unpredictable at best. With this questionable forecast coming up, precautions must be taken in order for your deck to last through the winter. Still on the fence about sealing your deck? We've put together 4 reasons why you should seal your deck for the winter weather kicks in.