What Maintenance is Required for my Deck or Patio?

All outdoor spaces require some maintenance, some more than others.  If you are tired of scraping, staining and replacing deck boards, a composite deck may fit your needs.  Most composite decking has a 20-25 year warranty and requires a cleaning once a year.  Patios can have protective sealants applied to …

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This Old Deck: Should You Repair or is it Time to Replace?

Usually when repairing a deck, we think of resurface to the decking or replacing railing.  Sometimes the structure of the deck requires code compliance updates or repairs due to inadequate building practices.  We can provide a thorough assessment of the structure and offer you a cost-benefit solution.  Safety is the …

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How do I Protect my Deck or Patio from the Weather?

All outdoor structures in Michigan are subject to the hot and cold climate conditions.  Freeze and thaw are just as hard on our outdoor spaces as they are on the Michigan roads.  Every project whether it’s a deck, paver patio or retaining wall must have a solid foundation (footing) and …

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