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5 Reasons Why TigerWood Decking is an Outstanding Deck Material

May 27th, 2014

Tigerwood Decking Material

Looking for a deck material that’s a little more exotic? TigerWood is a great wood deck choice that should fulfill your every need for a beautiful, functional outdoor living space. Need further convincing? These five reasons should save you from reading endless TigerWood decking reviews and give you something to really roar about: Read the rest of this entry »

Pergola Ideas for your Shady Private Retreats

April 1st, 2014
Pergola Ideas for your Shady Private Retreats

Pergola Ideas for your Shady Private Retreats

Your yard doesn’t just have to be used for entertaining guests. When you’re looking for some quiet time, fewer places in your yard provide the comforting solitude you seek than a shady private retreat covered with a cedar or vinyl pergola. Make the most of your “me time” with these great pergola ideas:

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Prepare your Outdoor Living Space for Spring in the Pacific Northwest

March 20th, 2014

Winter has finally ended, and as we emerge into the bright light of spring we look forward to spending even more quality time in our outdoor living spaces. To take advantage of the pleasant weather, here are some easy ways to prepare your home for the forthcoming comforts of spring:

outdoor living space

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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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Top Deck and Patio Design Ideas for Winter in the Pacific Northwest

March 4th, 2014

Winter in the Pacific Northwest creates a beautiful landscape that all can enjoy, but snow and heavy rain can put a serious damper on your ideas for a backyard deck. Since you’ll definitely want to use your deck all year round, you may need some tips for keeping your ideas afloat. These top suggestions will ensure the remaining winter won’t hinder your backyard deck ideas:kids out on the deck

Build a winter-friendly deck surface

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PVC Decking: A Low-maintenance Deck Option for Rain and Snow

February 27th, 2014

The end of winter may be drawing nearer, but residents of the Pacific Northwest still have a bit more to endure. While it’s nothing compared to the polar vortex afflicting the Midwest, heavy rain and snow can still have a profound effect on your deck. If you’re looking to preserve the quality and beauty of your deck, PVC decking is a great-looking option that can last through any season.

Endeck PVC decking

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5 Fence Types: Explore your Modern Fence Design Options

February 20th, 2014
5 Fence Types: Explore your Modern Fence Design Options

5 Fence Types: Explore your Modern Fence Design Options

Fences are known for having a wide variety of styles and designs, but having these options raises an important question: “What type of fence should I build?”

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Tips from the Experts: Decking Materials

February 13th, 2014

A deck makes for a beautiful outdoor addition, and it can even improve the worth of your home. With the wide variety of decking materials available to you, you can easily design a deck that appeals to you and your guests. To ensure that your deck will enjoy a healthy, long-lasting life, Rick’s Custom Fencing and Decking wants to impart a few words of wisdom:Cedar Decking

Cedar decking tips

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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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5 Great Design Patio Ideas for 2014

January 30th, 2014
Design Patio Ideas for 2014 - Wood Framed Patio Cover

Design Patio Ideas for 2014 – Wood Framed Patio Cover

When it comes to an inviting outdoor space, a great patio can make all the difference. However, if you’re unsure how to take the next step or your patio has seen better days, Rick’s Custom Fencing and Decking is happy to provide you with a little direction. Check out these 5 great patio ideas for the New Year:

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