Outdoor Living Decking



October 13, 2015

Deck builders need to exploit every advantage to create the most attractive, safe, and cost-effective designs while minimizing their labor and time. As more decks utilize high-end boards, customers gain greater expectations for their deck’s appearance and want more personal touches.

Deck builders need to exploit every advantage to create the most attractive, safe, and cost-effective designs while minimizing their labor and time. As more decks utilize high-end boards, customers gain greater expectations for their deck’s appearance and want more personal touches.

Deck projects can expand to include a wide range of applications, such as light-commercial projects at restaurants or hotels as well as a variety of marina and dock projects near waterways. The possibilities can be seen in a recent dock project completed by Innovative Marine Solutions Inc.

Regardless of the season, decks have become an extension of the home. Many homeowners want to expand the footprint of their entertainment space by allowing the home to flow out onto the deck.

Since 2006, the North American Deck & Railing Association has annually promoted “Deck Safety Month” each spring.

Expanding homeowners’ outdoor living spaces has become one of the top remodeling projects. The projects often involve upgrades to better-quality materials, which usually means considering the variety of composite and alternative-material deck boards on the market.

Outdoor living spaces are expanding, with larger decks and more attention to the entire yard. This trend gives homeowners ways to extend their entertaining spaces. As projects expand their scope, contractors can suggest amenities that add value while making their proposal more attractive.

May has been declared “Deck Safety Month” by the North American of Deck & Railing Association, a program the group started in 2006. Today, homeowners are more aware of the need to keep their deck safe, but they often don’t know what that entails.

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