Getting Ready for Winter

How to prep your deck, patio, siding and other outdoor surfaces for winter. By Diane Franklin The days are getting shorter, the air is getting crisper—no doubt that winter is on the way. Most likely you’ll be spending more time indoors, but that doesn’t mean you should forget about the outside surfaces that need protection [...]

October 7th, 2019|

Color Schemes for Your Deck

Make your deck look as on-trend as the rest of your home. By Diane Franklin Just like you can have a coordinating palette for the exterior of your home, you can create a palette for your deck with a color scheme consisting of different hues for the floor boards, spindles and railings. Here are some [...]

April 1st, 2019|

March Into Spring

Follow these steps to make the exterior of your home look good as early in the season as possible. By Diane Franklin In March, we usher in springtime—a great time to head outdoors to assess your patio, deck, fence, siding, shutters and other outdoor surfaces. Here are steps to follow to make the exterior areas [...]

March 12th, 2019|