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Best-Rate Repair Participates In the 2014 San Diego EarthFair

We San Diegans tend to be an eco-friendly bunch. Maybe it has something to do with the constraints of living in a desert or from having so many beautiful landscapes near us, from the ocean, to the mountains.  Whatever the reason, it’s no surprise that the annual EarthFair that takes place in Balboa Park is […]

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Green Deck for St. Patrick’s Day?

This Monday, March 17th, we all get to be Irish for a day and celebrate with Irish beers and maybe even a few kisses from the right person! It’s all about the green on Monday, so you’d better be wearing something green if you want avoid pinches. All the anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day and […]

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Fall In Love With Your Home All Over Again With A New Deck Or Patio

Have you ever had the experience of falling in love with someone or something all over again? Maybe your wife said something that surprised you, and you suddenly realized how beautiful and funny she was. Of course you already knew you loved her, but you suddenly saw her in a new way. The same thing […]

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What It Means To Be A Master Deck Professional

Last month, we were proud to announce that Jeff Mudd, the owner of Best-Rate Repair, earned his certification as a Deck Master Professional from the North American Deck & Railing Association. In order to receive this certification, Jeff had to complete four advanced courses and pass a test for each course. The courses were: Understanding […]

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What A Deck Inspection Entails

As we mentioned in our last blog post, May is Deck Safety Month, which makes this the opportune time to call Best Rate Repair and request a free deck inspection. Our wood repair experts can let you know that your deck is safe for your family and friends to enjoy or if there are any […]

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Decks Don’t Last Forever – Deck Safety Month

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to clean out the grill, re-stain the deck and invite friends, family and neighbors over for some outdoor get-togethers. Before you throw the first steaks on the grill however, ask yourself – Is my deck safe? May is Deck Safety Month, and now is the time […]

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Top Five Deck Design Styles

Thinking of adding a new deck to your home, or is the old one ready to be replaced? You’ve got choices when it comes to deciding what you want your deck to look like. Not only can you choose between a variety of wood types or composite decking, but there are also plenty of different […]

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Five Reasons Why Homeowners Choose Composite Decking

When you envision a lazy afternoon spent reading outside on the deck, or napping in the sun, you probably include a wooden deck in the picture. Wooden decks are a classic icon of Americana, however, in the last twenty years, composite decking has exploded in popularity. Composite decking is made from recycled plastics and wood […]

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What Does A Deck Collapse Actually Look Like?

Deck safety is a topic I’ve covered several times on this blog, but it’s always good to remind readers that deck collapse is a real safety concern. Every year hundreds of people across the country are killed or sustain serious injuries when their old or poorly-built deck collapses. Some homeowners consider building a deck on […]

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Light Up Your Deck

Deck Lighting Options For San Diego   If you have no lights on your deck, then you’re only getting half the use out of it. Here in San Diego, our nights are long and warm almost year round, which means you can be spending them outside on the deck sharing a meal with friends and […]

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