What’s the Best Material for Your New Deck?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Building a deck is a great way to improve your experience with your home and your curb appeal as well as increase your home’s value, but what should that deck be made of? While there has always been plenty to choose from, in the past several years, options have increased dramatically, and some homeowners may […]

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Give Your Deck a Spring Makeover

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the days get warmer, hopefully you’ll get time to enjoy being outdoors more. While it may be difficult to work in a weekend away, you can always enjoy a warm afternoon in your own backyard. Before you do, why not spruce it up to still give you that special feeling of being transported somewhere […]

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Staining, Sealing, or Painting Your Deck

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are many hard choices to face in life, some serious, some not so serious. How to treat your deck may not seem the most serious choice you’ll ever have to make, but over time it can have a significant financial impact. Should you stain, seal, or paint? Well, we can’t help you with some […]

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5 Common Pressure Washing Mistakes You Should Avoid

Reading Time: 2 minutes 5 Common Pressure Washing Mistakes You Should Avoid   It’s that time of year again: to look at doing outdoor remodeling and repairs. Here are the top five common pressure washing mistakes you should avoid. Overindulgence of pressure One of the most common mistakes homeowners make when pressure washing their home is to have too […]

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Clean Your Deck Without Causing Damage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Clean Your Deck without Causing Damage After a long, frigid Ohio winter your deck can get grimy and disgusting from dirt, fall foliage, snow and ice, dead bugs, mildew, and other natural nuisances. For spring and summer, you want and need a clean deck.  Before you break out the high pressure washer or call just […]

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How to Maintain a Wooden Deck

Reading Time: 1 minute How to Maintain a Wood Deck If your wooden deck is constantly covered in mildew and debris, or sagging due to rotting wood, you likely need to invest more time into maintaining it. By following best practices, you can keep your deck looking like new for years to come. Follow these tips to clean and […]

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Why Should I Pressure Wash My Deck?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why Should I Pressure Wash My Deck? Slip and Fall Prevention. Slipping and sliding across your deck may seem like fun, but for those of us who tend to fall… well, it isn’t.  Wet, grimey surfaces are a hazard and, in some cases, a lawsuit waiting to happen.   The best way to protect your deck, […]

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How Often Should I Pressure Wash the Outside of My Home?

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are several things to consider when determining how often you should schedule a pressure washing for your home. One main consideration is the environment you live in: If you live in a dry and cold environment, you should have pressure washing done biannually. If you live in a humid area, you should schedule more […]

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Understanding Types of Deck Stains

Reading Time: 2 minutes Staining is one of the best ways to not only improve the curb appeal of your deck, but also ensure it has a long and useful life. However, for many homeowners, choosing a stain isn’t as simple as they might expect beforehand. There are a number of factors that can go into choosing a particular […]

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