Designing Your Backyard Landscape with a Deck

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM

After a cold winter, who wouldn’t want to spend warm summer nights enjoying their backyard with a cold drink and good company? As we move into summer, you are bound to see an increase in orders for deck construction and repair. Whether a customer wants to create a space for entertaining friends and family or simply wants a quiet place in their yard to relax, a well-designed deck can easily elevate your customer’s backyard landscape.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck




Think Spring! Expand Your Outdoor Living Space with Composite Decking

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 23, 2021 9:56:19 AM

As the weather starts to warm, and the light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel begins to grow brighter, we’re all eager to reconnect with our friends and families to do the things we love. For many of us, that means barbeques, pool parties, and late nights outdoors enjoying warm weather and good company.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck




Staycations Aren’t Going Anywhere: New Decking Trends for 2021

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 9, 2021 9:37:00 AM

With tax season and refunds just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you can leverage the decking trends of 2021. While decking has always been a part of the American way of life, the COVID-19 pandemic has made having a quality outdoor space an essential for emotional survival.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck




Fall is a Great Time to Plan and Build a Deck!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 3, 2020 9:18:00 AM

The best time for deck construction is when few others are thinking about it. Think fall and off season. As the weather warms up, more people will want to enjoy the outdoors and hang out on their beautiful outdoor decks. As you can imagine, this increases the demand for deck builders. It is best to let the spring and summer deck building rush pass by and reach out to an experienced deck contractor in the fall when others are not thinking the same thing.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck




Roof Off: Metal Vs. Asphalt Roof Comparison

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 19, 2020 9:18:00 AM

The epic battle between metal and asphalt might not seem consequential to some, but if you are considering a roof replacement, you'll want to be ringside to see what roofing material earns the championship. These two worthy opponents have strengths and weaknesses; do you know what they are? Before you bet your roof budget on one or the other, you should take an in-depth look at these two top contenders.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck




Common Deck Installation Hurdles and How to Prevent Them

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 12, 2020 9:56:10 AM

The outdoor living season is in full bloom, and it's the wish of every homeowner to have a functional outdoor living space, especially during the pandemic. Decks are a fun space to spend time outside and entertain guests. From the construction point of view, there are many deck installation decisions that can affect the durability and performance of the deck.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck




Deck & Cover: Shade Options for Your Deck Builds

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 18, 2020 9:33:00 AM

As a deck construction company, you need to have a wide range of options to offer customers on every project. Options allow consumers to feel like they have creative control of a project, and this one step is all it takes to make them choose your company over another. One area where you can grow your services is outdoor deck upgrades. While outdoor decks themselves already have a lot of options when it comes to the type of decking material, finish, shape, and size; rooftops and shade additions offer more areas to truly customize deck projects.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck




Rooftop Decks: What You Need to Know

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 7, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Clients are always in search of clever space utilization to expand or develop the space they have. Outdoor living spaces have really grown in popularity in the last decade and decks have seen some really great innovations in terms of design, function, and materials used. Now it’s time to “level up” your decks by taking deck applications to the roof. But rooftop decks come with special considerations. Here are some issues you need to address when adding rooftop decks to your repertoire.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck




Bring the Indoors Outdoors: 5 Tips for Outdoor Living Rooms

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 12, 2019 9:37:00 AM

An outdoor living space acts as a place to come home to and relax. It's a space for you and your family, and it's probably also a space where you entertain. With your outdoor living quarters holding so much importance, and probably getting so much use, it's vital to understand how to create an outdoor living room that suits your needs.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck




When is Composite Decking Worth the Splurge? Help Your Clients Make the Call.

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 13, 2019 9:51:07 AM

Summer is in full swing and potential customers are calling to get their outdoor spaces updated. Most will be aware that composite decking is a lasting option, but also that the upfront investment will be significantly higher. How can you help them do a cost benefit analysis of when they should repair their wood deck or tear it out and start over? Here are some points to help you and your clients.


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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck





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