[caption id="attachment_408" align="alignright" width="170"] Nick Swanson Building Specialist[/caption] A deck is a place to make your own.  It’s your outdoor domain.  You can design your deck to host a party or to enhance more of a tranquil space.  Every year, manufacturers are offering new wood...

Whether you’re looking to craft a relaxing Adirondack chair or you want to impress your significant other with a custom handrail on the deck, there’s one choice wood to consider – Cedar! Some projects may require specific materials, but cedar is great for most ideas...

When it comes to decking materials you have two types, natural wood or composite, that make up the vast majority of decks. Of these, wood remains the most common due to the initial cost. Before choosing your decking material, here are a few of the...

Living in the Midwest we’re all used to dealing with snow and ice on sidewalks and driveways. When it comes to decking, though, your normal actions can cause damage. This means we need to take a little different approach to winter snow and ice removal. The...