Archive | July, 2012

Why Redwoods Make Great Decks

I recently had the opportunity to visit the beautiful redwood forests of California with my family. Viewing these incredibly tall and majestic trees got me thinking about why redwoods make one of the best deck building materials. I often recommend redwood decks to my clients, because redwood lumber is highly resistant to insects and fungi […]

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A Builder’s Review of Trex Seclusions Composite Fencing

At Best Rate Repair we work regularly with Trex decking, and I’m a fan of their company and their products. The other day, a customer asked about some of the benefits of using composite fencing. Best Rate Repair also performs custom fence builds and repairs, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to provide a […]

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Different Levels of a Deck Repair – Part Four

Complete Deck Rebuild and Complete Rebuild with Design Changes  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 the Substructure Complete Rebuild Complete Rebuild and Design Changes For the final […]

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Different Levels of a Deck Repair – Part Three

Reinforcing or Replacing Components of the Substructure  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 the Substructure Complete Rebuild Complete Rebuild and Design Changes The previous blog post in […]

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