Decks are wonderful outdoor spaces for hosting parties, playing with the kids, and gathering for a meal.  With so much going on, it’s important to be mindful of proper safety precautions.  Below are some helpful tips for making your deck more family and pet safe. [caption...

Recently we discussed the tools and equipment you would need for building your new home deck.  But, even once the deck is built there is still more work to be done.  While finishing a wooden deck isn’t a requirement, it’s certainly highly recommended.  The goal...

[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...