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Trends in Decks and Porches

Although decks and porches are popular in warmer months, they are a hit all year around. An increase in the popularity of decks and porches stems from homeowners who want to extend their living area to the outside. As the trend grows, so does the demand for more intriguing decks and porches. The following are a few trends within the industry that make decks and porches stand out.

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Deck and Patio Options and Upgrades

Although you think of decks and patios as a nice bonus feature for a house which you may use in the summertime, they can be so much more. With proper deck and patio upgrades, you can have what is essentially an extra room or rooms added to your house. There are even ways to make a patio a usable space during the winter if you or your contractor are creative enough to use modern technology to your advantage and arrange your outdoor space to protect against the weather and be conducive to an outdoor lifestyle.

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Top 4 Advantages of Building a Screened Porch

Additional living space is attractive for nearly all homeowners but carving out money in the budget to have one built could be a sticking point. Instead of adding a traditional room inside, consider having your contractor build a screened porch instead. Trendy and sure to pay for itself with all the use you get out of it, a screened porch offers a number of advantages that make it worth a place in your home improvement budget. 

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Screen Porch Pest Control: Protecting Your Social Area

While a screen can protect your porch from unwanted pests, some bugs are persistent. Whether you’re upgrading windows and doors, revamping your outdoor area or are installing a custom deck, you should take care in protecting your screened-in porch from unwanted entry. When a screen, alone, can’t finish the job, check out the tips below:

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Spare the Space: Saving Money on Porch Enhancements

Let’s face it: A porch is a most social outdoor area. Few things welcome visitors like a well-maintained porch, and many homeowners install screen porches, custom decks, exterior doors and other amenities to maximize a homely feel. Understandably, porch additions aren’t cheap. Too many homeowners break their banks over extending ends, meeting requirements and giving their area a facelift. If you want to save money, increase perceived space and create a stylish, expansive porch, read the tips below:

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4 Ways Sunrooms Add Value to Your Home

Each day is an opportunity for homeowners to improve their home. If you are like most homeowners, you want to invest the least amount of money, yet generate the most value for your home. Sunrooms are a great opportunity to increase the value of your home and increase the pleasure you get from your home. The following are four ways sunrooms add value to your home.

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Enjoy Your Yard with Custom Decks and Porches

Whether you enjoy the outdoors with your family or have guests over for regular entertaining, as a homeowner you’ve likely considered how your deck might be more conducive to your lifestyle. Decks, porches and patios add space and interest to your home, whether for your personal daily use or to impress your friends when you want to entertain guests with the outdoor space you created as an addition to your home.

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Why Screened Porches Are Becoming “The Thing

Everyone has those moments in summer when it is so nice, and warm, and beautiful, that they never want to go back inside. Many things can stop people from enjoying the beauty of summer into the late hours of the night, or even during the day, but a screened porch can change all of that.

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