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Aluminum Patio Covers are Best at Beating the Summer Heat

June 3rd, 2014
Aluminum Patio Cover

An aluminum patio cover can be a great way to enjoy the summer weather while staying cool.

As summer warms your home’s interior and drives you outside to seek cooler environments, now’s the perfect time to enjoy the benefits of aluminum patio covers. A Sky Vue aluminum patio cover can be a great way to enjoy the summer weather while staying cool.

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Wood Pergola Designs that Will Leave Your Neighbors Awestruck

May 22nd, 2014

Wood Pergolas

A wood pergola is a structure even your neighbors can enjoy. Pergola kits, wood ones in particular, are sure to get a huge positive reaction from your friends next door with minimal labor on your part. Don’t let its simple structure fool you—a wood pergola is among the most stunning structures you can add to your yard. These wood pergola designs are sure to bring pleasure to everyone in the neighborhood.

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How to Dress Up Your Outdoor Living Space with a Gazebo

May 13th, 2014

Patio Gazebo

When accompanied by a deck or patio gazebo, your outdoor living space will provide endless enjoyment all throughout the year. Whether you’re seeking to enhance your social gatherings or provide attractive variation, here are some ways you can dress up your outdoor living space with a deck or patio gazebo from Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking: Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Benefits of Aluminum Patio Covers

April 24th, 2014
Aluminum Patio Covers

Aluminum patio covers feature a functional style that can accommodate any modern aesthetic.

As a homeowner in the Pacific Northwest, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about patio covers; however, you may be looking for an alternative to the usual wood framed patio covers you’ve seen around town. If that’s the case, these top 5 benefits should be sure to convince you that aluminum patio covers are something worth watching. Read the rest of this entry »

Beautify your Outdoor Living Area with a Garden Arbor or Pergola

March 18th, 2014

Your outdoor living area provides plenty of enjoyment, but you may be wondering how to make it even more inviting. A garden arbor or a cedar pergola provides an extra element of beauty that can make a welcome addition to your outdoor living area. Rick’s Custom Fencing and Decking offers the following suggestions to help narrow down your garden arbor or pergola ideas:

cedar pergola

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Best Patio Covers to Keep the Moisture at Bay

March 11th, 2014

As winter recedes, we’re eager to spend time outside on the patio. But while our outdoor living spaces begin to be livable again, traces of moisture can still hang in the air. Thankfully, patio covers are excellent home solutions for thwarting the remaining winter weather that won’t have you scrambling to find that umbrella or rain hat.

Wood Framed Patio Cover

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Patio Covers: Choosing the Right One [Infographic]

February 12th, 2014

Patio and deck covers are available in a variety of materials, colors and designs. Beside the aesthetic look of a patio cover, homeowners should consider the additional benefits for their homes. Patio covers can increase the value of a home while reducing the heat that enters the home by 50-75%. Homeowners can select aluminum or wood patio covers, each with their own advantages, for backyard additions that spruce up outdoor décor and provide valuable protection against the Pacific Northwest elements. This infographic provides additional insight into the advantages of wood and aluminum patio covers.


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Patio Covers: Enjoy your Outdoor Living Space Year Round

January 23rd, 2014
Patio Covers: Enjoy your outdoor living space year round

Patio Covers: Enjoy your outdoor living space year round

The Pacific Northwest treats us with such a pleasing climate that it’s near impossible to not spend time outdoors. However, sometimes the weather can be unpredictable; especially precipitation.

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Build a Deck to Expand Your Outdoor Living Space [Infographic]

October 15th, 2013

Deck infographic thumbnailBy building a deck, you are off to a great start to expanding your outdoor living space. This infographic details some of the amenities that are in high demand to create the perfect space as well as the great return on investment they provide. Learn more information about how to create your perfect outdoor space, popular materials used to build decks, and important questions to ask before beginning the deck building process.

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Extend Your Summer with a Patio Cover

September 30th, 2013

There is still time before the rainy season is upon us to have Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking design and install a patio cover that will extend your summer through the fall. You could be celebrating Thanksgiving dinner on your deck this year, under a patio cover by Rick’s Fencing. Visit our website to see the many types of patio covers we have designed and installed throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Acrylite patio cover

Acrylite patio cover

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