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Adding or upgrading a deck can transform your backyard into an oasis

(ARA) - A home is a place of comfort and relaxation. Many homeowners are now taking to the outdoors and making this space an extension of the dream home they've always wanted. One way to transform a house into a dream home is by utilizing the outdoor space with the addition of a new deck [...]

By |March 13th, 2012|Decks, Outdoor Spaces, Patio|Comments Off on Adding or upgrading a deck can transform your backyard into an oasis

Simple Steps to Stylish and Affordable Outdoor Spaces

(ARA) - When the sun is shining and the summer breezes are blowing, it's difficult to resist the call to relax outdoors. But if you have a blank canvas of grass or a cement slab, it doesn't exactly call to mind visions of barbecues and family gatherings. Don't stare longingly out the windows this summer [...]

Affordable outdoor improvements offer great return on investment

(ARA) - With the real estate market yet to rebound from its dramatic plunge and credit still tight, housing figures show that more homeowners are staying put. But that doesn't mean they're sitting idly by. People are investing in affordable home upgrades that not only make an immediate impact, but make their property more attractive [...]

By |July 20th, 2009|Decks, General Advice, The Backyard|1 Comment

FROM MUNDANE TO MAGICAL

Add a Twist of Something Special to Your New Back Yard With about a million things to think about, it's understandable that if you're planning to build a new home, you may not have spent much time thinking beyond the home itself.  The yard - especially the back yard - has likely settled toward the [...]

By |August 19th, 2008|Decks, Home Construction, The Backyard|0 Comments

ALL DECKED OUT

Backyard decks are smart choice for entertaining, outdoor living They're comfortable. They can be a private sanctuary or party central. They're as close to home as you can get. And they often return as much money as it costs to build them. They are decks - a practical and enjoyable investment for nearly any residence. [...]

By |July 23rd, 2008|Decks, House Design|0 Comments

BACKYARD DECKS THAT LAST

View The Garlinghouse DIY Deck Plans collection. This two-tiered, ground-level deck is made entirely out of ChoiceDek, a composite material created by mixing wood fibers (red cedar or some other type of softwood) with polyethylene, which comes from recycled consumer waste. Photo courtesy of ChoiceDek. Backyard decks are great because they offer level and stable platforms for [...]

By |June 16th, 2008|Decks, The Backyard|0 Comments