Decks-Porches-Patios

homeowner dealing with a snow storm using a greenworks blower

Steps for homeowners dealing with ice or snowstorms

Are you ready if a blizzard hit tomorrow? While smaller snowstorms certainly create a level of frustration for homeowners, large storms require preparation to stay safe and comfortable. Families don’t want to be caught off guard in the event of a large snowstorm. Finding yourself unprepared and without power can be a dangerous predicament.A loss of power can reduce your access to water, food and light. Follow the tips below and you’ll be ready to weather any snow event!* Have at... read more
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Top exterior trends to inspire your 2019 home projects

Thinking of adding a deck? How about replacing the tired, worn siding on your house? Now that the weather is colder, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a hot beverage and start planning your 2019 home projects so you can nail the budget and settle on the look you’re after.“Updating your home’s exterior can make an...
Trex decking with furniture and railing

5 questions to answer when considering a new deck

When planning a deck project, choosing the right material is key to the enjoyment and value you’ll get from your outdoor living space. Today, there are more choices in decking materials than ever before, including high-performance composites, which are increasingly replacing wood in backyards across the country.As you weigh your options, here are answers to some of the...
Tiki bar in back yard

How to create the perfect, four-season outdoor living space

Creating an outdoor living space will give you an extra "room" to enjoy in all types of weather, even as the temperatures drop. You can start small with an inexpensive patio set and charcoal grill on a new deck, go all out with a fully installed kitchen, fireplace and living room, or something in between. It depends on...

Backyard birding: Prep now to attract birds this winter

Ready or not, bad weather is on its way. Before the snow starts falling, take some time to transform your backyard into a safe refuge for winter-weary birds before unpredictable, harsh weather begins. The experts at Coles Wild Bird Products suggest timely tips to encourage birds to seek sustenance and shelter in your backyard this winter.Start by taking...
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