Archive | June, 2012

Different Levels of Deck Repair – Part Two

Replacing deck handrails and deck boards Deck repairs come in all shapes and sizes, but most of them can be categorized into seven different levels: Cleaning Adding Features Replacing Handrails Replacing Handrail & Deck Boards. Reinforce and/or Replacing Components of Substructures. Complete Rebuild Complete Rebuild and Design Changes In my last blog post, I went […]

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Different Levels of Deck Repair – Part One

Cleaning and Adding Features to Your Deck When looking for a deck repair company, it’s important to realize that there are different levels of deck repair, each requiring a different amount of time, effort and cost. If you can get a sense of what type of deck repair your deck requires, you can give your […]

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Ask Your Builder If They Build Green

We all know it’s important to be good stewards of the environment, but just because we recycle bottles and plastics at home doesn’t mean that commitment should go out of the window when we go into work. In almost any workplace, especially in construction, there are many different ways to recycle, save materials and lessen […]

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A Builder’s Review of Alumawood

In the past, when it came to building a patio cover, consumers were usually given two choices of materials: wood or aluminum. Both materials have positives as well as negatives (see my blog post on wood vs. aluminum patio covers). In many cases, clients want the look and feel of wood but not all the […]

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