How Long Does a Composite Deck Last?

When you make the investment to improve your outdoor living space, it only makes sense to ask how long that investment will last. This makes even more sense when it comes to composite decks, as you want to ensure your investment in a material advertised for durability will be worth it and last as long […]

The Main Difference Between Pergola And Gazebo

Summer is here, and it’s time to head outside and enjoy the fresh air! One great way to do that is to build outdoors, to add comfort and style as you lounge in the lawn. Today, we will take a look at the difference between pergola and gazebo for your backyard. When that’s the desire, a […]

30 Spectacular Backyard Hardscape Ideas

You’ve got a nice bit of land behind your house, and you, your spouse, or your friends keep wondering: what in the world are you going to do with your backyard? You find yourself searching out ideas, but there are so many backyard hardscape ideas out there to choose from to move your backyard from the […]

6 Backyard Screened Porch Deck Ideas & Photos

You can turn the most simple outdoor space into a luxurious extension of your home with the addition of a screen enclosure. A deck with screened porch has various benefits that allow you to enjoy your deck in any type of weather. Once you have a screened porch, the livability of your space increases drastically. […]

Pergola Vs Gazebo: What are the Differences?

When choosing to revamp your yard, you might wonder what the main differences are between a pergola vs a gazebo. They both add value to your home and can make your backyard look beautiful- but how do you choose? That’s where we come in- let’s get you started with all the facts.  Pergola Vs Gazebo […]

The Homeowner’s Guide to Deck Sizes

If you’re thinking about building a deck, you might be deciding between deck sizes. There are so many factors to consider to build a space that works for the size of your home and yard, as well as functioning for your family’s needs.  Before you get started on what size deck you want to have, have […]

How Much Does a New Deck Cost?

I know you want a straightforward answer when you ask “how much does a new deck cost”. But it’s built on a variety of factors which you have to consider when planning your new build. Some factors to consider are the size and height of the deck, decking material, railing material, and if you want […]

23 Modern Pergola Ideas For 2022

One of the hottest home trends for summer 2022 is pergolas. These versatile beauties are on the rise, with many people discovering just how much value and function they can add to a property. Here we’ll look at 23 unique and modern pergola ideas, how to style them, and the specific appeal of each. Malibu […]

How to Build a Deck – The A Deck Above Way

A deck is a wonderful addition to any home. It is a versatile outdoor living space that allows you to have a place to grill, relax with family and friends, enjoy a great meal, or just lounge and enjoy a cool evening. With the use of composite materials or even wood materials with annual maintenance […]

8 Best Materials and Contractor Tools to Upgrade Your Deck

Set of work tools on wooden background, Top view

Everyone dreams of having a luxury deck where they can enjoy long summer nights with family and friends. In fact, when you picture a luxury deck, the first things you think of are probably a firepit, outdoor kitchen, grill, hot tub, comfortable deck chairs, and maybe even a tv. However, to achieve that level of luxury, […]