Lighting Your Deck

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 The Right Lights For Your Deck The right lighting not only makes your deck safer to navigate after dark, but it can also make it feel warmer too. And, access lighting is required by code, so you have to have it.  Once you’ve installed the lights building codes require, think about adding more lights to …

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Heating Your Deck

Who doesn’t love sitting around a roaring fire on a cold day? The colder the day and the hotter the fire, the more satisfying it is to be fireside, especially if the fireplace is on your deck. There is no better place to make memories with family and friends than while you’re gathered around dancing …

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Snow Removal Tips for Decks

A deck buried under a winter snow means added weight on your deck. Your deck snow removal process starts before the first snow arrives! As fall begins to wane, make sure you take advantage of those last few warm days to clean, sweep, and wash your entire deck. Use a bristle or deck broom and …

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Cooking on Your Deck

Thanksgiving is on the way, and so are the annual reports of deck and house fires from people cooking outside. Having an outdoor kitchen, a grill, or even a fire pit on your deck is what makes a deck a great place to entertain. But how do you cook out safely on a deck? Never …

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