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Category Archives: Exteriors

5 Ways to Know it’s Time for a New Deck

Your outdoor deck is an important part of your home, bringing together the outdoor and indoor spaces. Even if your deck is soundly built, it still experiences a wide range of wear and tear from the elements. How can you know if it’s time for a new deck, or if it just needs relatively minor…
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3 Reasons to Get a Screened-In Deck for North Atlanta Summers

Ask yourself this simple question: Do I utilize my deck to its fullest potential? Unfortunately, enjoying the outdoor space afforded to homeowners is limited by a lot of factors beyond their control. In the middle of an Atlanta summer, spending too much time on your deck without sunscreen or bug repellent can be bad for…
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What’s In A Name? Know Before You Build!

It's been an unusually hot summer. We're all looking for shade and a degree or two less, particularly when you want to enjoy the outdoor living space of your home. Interchangeable terms such as arbor, pergola, trellis, and gazebo come up a lot. Do you know the differences? Do you know what you really want…
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Building a Better Deck

After last week’s blog on signs to look for that indicate a dangerous deck, you realize you need to be armed with more information when the new, safe deck is built by your Marietta home remodeler. DECKING:  Wood – must be sealed bi-annually. Stain is recommended for added protection. Redwood – popular, rot-resistant and expensive;…
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