Choosing the Best Railing System for Your Composite Deck

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Many homeowners spend a significant amount of time picking out the perfect composite decking for their outdoor living space but often overlook the significance of the railings as an essential visual (and safety!) element. Deck rails are always in plain sight when people are either standing or sitting on the deck. That’s why determining the way the...

How to Prep Your New Composite Deck for Winter Weather

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As the leaves, temperatures and number of daylight hours continue to fall, there’s no denying the fact that cold and stormy winter weather is on its way once again. Now that you’ve had a chance to enjoy a full season of relaxing and entertaining on your new composite deck, it’s time to take a few simple steps to keep it in tip-top shape...

The Growing Opportunity for Outdoor Living Space Construction

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Over the last several years, homeowners have increasingly looked outside their homes for new places to relax and entertain. That’s not to say that they’ve necessarily looked very far. Each year, homeowners are seeking new and creative ways to transform simple outdoor decks and patios into unique outdoor retreats. Residential construction...

How to Choose the Right Furniture for Your Composite Deck

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An outdoor deck isn’t just another way to get in and out of your home. Your deck is an extension of your living space – and sense of style. Choosing the right furniture for your composite deck can make your outdoor living area feel like a home away from home. One that just happens to be located in your own backyard. Here are some tips to help...

4 Time-Saving Composite Deck Construction Tips

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As a professional contractor, you know how critical it is to work quickly and efficiently in order to make the most of the short outdoor construction season. This is especially true for deck builders trying to get in as many new composite decks as possible before the ground freezes. Make your crew more efficient at installing composite decks for...

Marketing Tips to Build Your Composite Decking Business

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Let’s face it, once you’ve built 25, 35 or 40 custom composite decks, the muscle memory of planning, preparing and constructing is pretty much established. That’s not to say that there won’t be new site-specific, logistical challenges that will need to be addressed, but at some point, part of the focus of a business owner must begin...

The Benefits of Building Composite Decks in the Fall

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While there’s little doubt that summer is arguably the best time to enjoy an outdoor deck, it’s a little more challenging to say exactly when the best time is to build a new deck. In a perfect world, homeowners and deck builders alike would have all the time they need to decide on the size, shape and type of decking that’s most...

Why Pressure Treated Decks Cost More Than Composite Decks

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For most homeowners, replacing or adding a new deck to their property is a significant investment and one that they expect to pay dividends in terms of outdoor enjoyment with family and friends for many years to come. And while it’s true that composite decks cost more to build than a pressure treated deck, the price gap between the two options long...

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