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13485 Deck Building Articles

Which is the best decking material: Wood or composite?

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Wood decking is cheaper to install, but requires more maintenance. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Sarah D. of St. Charles, Mo.)

A professional deck builder explains the pros and cons of natural wood versus man-made composites for deck materials to help you estimate cost and benefits.

Should I paint or stain my deck?

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Before you stain or paint your deck, take the time to wash away any debris on the surface. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Larry J. of Yakima, Wash.)
Before you stain or paint your deck, take the time to wash away any debris on the surface. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Larry J. of Yakima, Wash.)

Thinking of painting a deck? Angie Hicks explains why deck builders recommend deck staining instead of wood deck painting, and provides tips to stain a deck.

How to hire a deck building contractor

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Finding a local deck builder to give you the perfect space for entertaining requires planning, interviewing and more. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Cathryn B. of Monroe, Wash.)
Finding a local deck builder to give you the perfect space for entertaining requires planning, interviewing and more. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Cathryn B. of Monroe, Wash.)

Building a new deck for backyard entertainment can go more smoothly if you know how to hire the right deck builder. Follow these 6 steps to hire a deck pro.

The pros and cons of retractable deck awnings

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Angie's List member Marsha I. of Seattle installed a retractable awning at her home complete with a wind sensor that automatically closes it when dangerous winds are detected.
Angie's List member Marsha I. of Seattle installed a retractable awning at her home complete with a wind sensor that automatically closes it when dangerous winds are detected.

If you're thinking about buying a retractable awning, there's a lot to consider. Some of the pros and cons to keep in mind include considerations of value, longevity and cost. Read on to see if a retractable awning is right for you.

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Advanced Painting and Wallpapering

803 Tyler Terrace
Utica, NY

Amazing EZ-Screen Porch Windows

401 N 3rd St
Minneapolis, MN

AMERICAN HOME BUILDERS

203 DALE RD
Rome, NY

Baltic Iron Doors & Naddour's Ornamental Iron

1221 E Warner Ave
Santa Ana, CA

BMR Plumbing

124 Seneca st
Utica, NY

Bro-n-Son Construction

309 MAtthew Dr
Clinton, NY

C & G CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

1007 PARK AVE
Utica, NY

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north
Birmingham, AL

CNJ CONTRACTING CO

2946 Bennoch Rd
Old Town, ME

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.
Waverly, NE

Gates Enterprise

6426 Eaton Rd
Marcy, NY

GOLDEN HAMMER CONSTRUCTION

5813 GRACE RD.
Utica, NY

JAY-K INDEPENDENT LUMBER CORP

8448 Seneca Turnpike
New Hartford, NY

JCS Construction LLC

3 Prospect St
Utica, NY

Jim George Contracting

2 Poplar Ave
Whitesboro, NY

Jim Peck Building

5975 Kimball rd
Oriskany Falls, NY