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The Numbers Don’t Lie: How a Deck Increases Your Home’s Value

February 23rd, 2010

Cedar deckWho doesn’t love adding value to their house? Every homeowner’s dream is to increase their home equity as much as possible, but costly home improvement projects don’t always pay off.

Well, decks do, according to Remodeling magazine’s 2009 Cost vs. Value study. The study found that outdoor home improvement projects are leading the way in resale value, with wood and composite decks scoring high when it comes to cost vs. resale value. What we found most interesting:

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Decks and Pergolas Steal the Spotlight at Yard, Garden and Patio Show

February 17th, 2010

Cedar Decking MaterialsIt looks like 2010 will be a big year for decks and pergolas, if the hundreds of people who flocked to our booth at the Yard, Garden and Patio Show are any indication.

Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking made a big showing Friday through Sunday at the Oregon Convention Center, where we demonstrated the significant benefits a deck or fence can bring to any home. Our booth featured two of Rick’s flagship decks, including the Port Orford cedar deck, complete with a pergola. Port Orford cedar is one of the highest grade woods available for use in decking, and Rick’s is proud to be the only fencing and decking company that uses it in construction.

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