Lurking in the corners, crevices and underbelly of your deck could be something so frightening it makes the things under your bed seem inviting. These are the wood killer insects that might be haunting your deck as you read this post.
When you’re figuring out decking the number one concern for most people is what kind of wood to use. But what you may need to focus on first is the spacing between the deck boards. Here’s why these small gaps have a big affect on your deck and…more
When the air gets crisp it may not seem like the best time to be gardening, but Fall is one of the best times of year to plant herbs, vegetables and flowers in Central Texas. Adding a garden area to your deck is a great way to enhance…more
If you have to get a permit to build a deck or replace a deck then an inspection will be part of the process. Inspections can be done to show that progress is being made on a project or that a project has been completed. Either way, inspections…more
For bigger buys, like appliances, consumers can save big bucks by purchasing at the right time of the year. When it comes to outdoor cooking appliances there’s no better time to buy than during the fall and winter months.
It doesn’t take a geologist or engineer to realize that the soil you build on has a huge affect on a foundation – whether it’s for a deck or a home. Knowing what it is under the ground will help you better prepare, and avoid costly fixes, later…more
If you’re building a new deck you’ll need to get plans approved in order to get a permit. Reading a blueprint can be confusing at first. You’re not reading words, you’re reading symbols and lines. It’s a graphic representation rather than a write up of what the work…more