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Composite and Synthetic Decking: What’s the difference?

If you’re considering getting a low-maintenance custom deck built, you may have come across composite and synthetic decking in your research. Most people understand the differences between composite decking, and wood decking, but you may have also stumbled across another type of product that’s often lumped in with the composite products; synthetic (or PVC) decking.…


Wood Decking Cracks: Is it Anything to be Worried About?

If you have a wood deck for a long enough period of time, you may notice some small cracks running lengthwise through the board.  These wood decking cracks are called surface checking or wood checking and occur as a result of seasoning.  In order to understand why exactly wood does this, we need to grasp…


3 Things To Do When Maintaining Your Hardwood Deck

So you just got a new hardwood deck, and you’re loving being able to go out back and relax on it after a long day’s work.  But you start to notice over time that the wonderful golden chocolate color of the hardwood you fell in love with at the lumber yard is starting to fade…

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      experience + design + craftsmanship.

      With 19+ years under our belt, we are able to design + build to the highest of standards in the decking industry. We only use hand selected materials to make your outdoor living dream become a reality.

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      In a true craftsman’s nature, we design all our decks and outdoor living projects with the details in mind. We care about what the finished product is being built on as much as the finishing details. 

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      Due to our experience in the highly-detailed and regulated commercial building world, we over-engineer residential decks for load safety and longevity.

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      If you value craftsmanship then you’ve come to the right place. Our team of craftsman are just that, craftsman. We take pride in the product we are creating and it shows in the final product.