Designing Your New Deck

The first part of designing your new deck is dreaming about the deck you want. I think it is a good idea to get a pen and paper and write down all of the things you want in your new deck. Think about what you will do on your deck: entertaining, relaxing, cooking, etc. Then […]

Steps to Build a New Deck

Whether you are building a deck or having someone build a deck for you, there are a lot similar steps that you need to follow in designing and planning your deck. A couple of years ago we went through this process and have a great deck that we enjoy year round and especially in the […]

Building a Brick Oven for Successful Outdoor Entertaining

There is something very special about cooking outdoors in the summer months, especially if you have a built-in barbecue with an oven. It is also a great way to entertain, since everyone congregates around the barbecue and keeps the cook company. There are various types of ovens that you can incorporate in a barbecue design, […]

Three Must-Have Features To Add To Your Backyard This Summer

(BPT) – Is your backyard ready for bliss this summer? You probably look forward to spending as much time outdoors as possible during warmer months. But do you really have everything you need to ensure you can enjoy your outdoor living space from dawn to dusk – and beyond? Here are three must-have backyard features […]